|Article Manual for Janome New Home 580 and 581 sewing machines
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You can't believe how long it took me to find a manual for my new (old) Janome New Home 580 sewing machine. Here's one free for you to download.
Article Can't access https sites when connected to VPN
Hits 2348 | Last Modified 2013-11-22
I use VPNUK but when I upgraded to Windows 8.1 recently I suddenly stopped being able to access some servers via remote desktop that had IPs locked down, and also any https sites too.
Article Swype not adding words on Samsung Galaxy S2
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After an update of some kind, Swype stopped adding new words to the dictionary - the option to add simply no longer appeared. This may have been after a swype update to allow you to backup your dictionary.
Article CDONTS, CDOSYS, IIS 6.0, IIS 7.0 and headaches...
Hits 3837 | Last Modified 2012-09-28
We moved from an old IIS 6.0 server setup with Classic ASP code sending bulk newsletter emails using CDONTS, to a new Windows 2008 R2 server in the cloud with IIS 7.5. We also moved to using a 3rd party SMTP service - sendgrid. We had problems...
Article How to force an Amazon s3 bucket PDF to download, not open in browser
Hits 3255 | Last Modified 2012-09-26
This took a lot of figuring out :)
Article Duplicate contacts or no profile picture on Samsung GALAXY S II
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How to get around the problem of contacts being split up on a Samsung Galaxy S2. For example, when sending a new text message, you see the same person listed several times - one for Google, one for Facebook, one for Skype etc. This also fixes the problem of not showing the correct images for contacts (or not having an image at all).
Article How do I remove a 'most visited' item from Chrome?
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Want to remove a thumbnail from Chrome's new tab page?
Article Cherry and almond sponge cake
Hits 3155 | Last Modified 2012-01-31
This is a little quick and tasty cake using glacÚ cherries, almonds and vanilla. It only needs one egg.
Article Making email in Microsoft Outlook appear important
Hits 3256 | Last Modified 2011-11-11
There are a number of fields you can add to an email message to make it look important, flagged, for follow up, and other things. It can be incredibly annoying when all the email you get is flagged as priority, but here's how to do it anyway...
Article Where is Windows Update located in XP?
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If you don't want to visit the Microsoft Windows update website (www.update.microsoft.com) then how do you start Windows Update if it isn't under Start/All Programs?
Article The Crooked Penny Inn
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The candles burned low in the Crooked Penny Inn. The four figures huddled around a beer stained table concentrated upon the tiles in front of them. The game was known as Lucky Mary in these parts and many a man had lost a fortune on the turn of a not so lucky tile. Halgar Blacktooth frowned deeply as he looked again at the images of the four winds from the east in his hand, this was a good hand, but his final tile, the six of goblins which he had just picked up, didn't help at all.
Blog Vegetarian breakfast at the Whaletail, Lancaster
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There's a distinct lack of places in Lancaster to have a good veggie fry-up on a weekend morning, the Whale Tail being one of few. And, after recently being mentioned in the Observer as one of the best places in Lancashire, I thought I'd give it another go.
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I've made a few little videos over the years, mostly on phones, so the quality isn't always great!
Blog La Mauricie
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Getting out of Montreal is one of the pleasures of living in Montreal. Every so often, it is essential to leave the city and surround yourself with trees, rolling fields, and fresh air. So, we loaded up the car with all kinds of un-essential things and headed for the highway.
Blog February 17th 2002 (email)
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A group email sent on 17th February 2002: Caro had a cosmic dual fountain affair in Sanchi recently for a few days...
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I've designed a few tattoos and the like, some of which actually appear on real people's skin...
Misc Camping Checklist 2004
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A camping check list from Canada, 2004.
Article 85 Quotes
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85 Quotes From Various Sources. [Note, this is from the first website I ever had, about 10 years or so ago]
Article Camping Tips, by Che Guevara
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'[he] who carries this equipment will have a solid house on his back, rather heavy but furnished to assure a comfortable life during the hardships of the campaign.'
News Ralpharama is off line
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Due to endless hacking attempts I've taken Ralpharama offline for the moment.
|Comment TinyMCE popup permission denied window comment by Tony
Hits | Last Modified 2013-04-10Thank you - after 3 hours of searhcing - you were the one that helped - in my case, I was declaring the "correct" URL in the site - but my tinymce installation was running under https and I hadn't declared it as such !! Adding that all important "s" made...
Comment Cannot insert explicit value error comment by John
Hits | Last Modified 2013-03-22I found my answer here and it's simple:
Comment How to make easy Mead recipe comment by Paper Tiger
Hits | Last Modified 2013-02-27Right, I have made and drunk the mead. I found - it was quite low alcohol due to the relatively small amount of honey in it. 30 cloves for a 1 gallon demijohn was way too many. It had an almost antiseptic taste but with added honey afterwards was drink...
Comment Racking comment by paul
Hits | Last Modified 2013-02-19I've racked wine before and noticed the fermentaion dramaticaly decreased is this normal?...