|Article Manual for Janome New Home 580 and 581 sewing machines
Hits 635 | Last Modified 2014-03-06
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 2246 | 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
Hits 2484 | Last Modified 2013-05-29
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 3651 | 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 3007 | Last Modified 2012-09-26
This took a lot of figuring out :)
Article Duplicate contacts or no profile picture on Samsung GALAXY S II
Hits 7622 | Last Modified 2012-08-22
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?
Hits 2806 | Last Modified 2012-07-09
Want to remove a thumbnail from Chrome's new tab page?
Article Cherry and almond sponge cake
Hits 3020 | 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 3125 | 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?
Hits 3224 | Last Modified 2011-10-18
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?
Misc Steph and Charlie the Cat
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Video Clip: Charlie the cat is unhappy to be handled, and soon takes a swipe.
Blog The Compleat Vegetarian
Hits 3614 | Last Modified 2007-05-25
I often joke with people that I became a vegetarian to impress a couple of hippy girls I once lived with, and although this is partially true, it is not the whole truth. At the time I had been reading a lot of books on religion, learning about meditation and generally becoming, well, more hippy than I was anyway. Slowly, over time, I began to have nagging doubts about meat.
Misc Little Wizard Game Help
Hits 1727 | Last Modified 2007-06-11
Some help for the little wizard java applet game!
Article Suzy's Bar, Takasaki
Hits 12079 | Last Modified 2007-05-23
Ah, the memories. This was a bar in Takasaki, where I used to drink in 1996/1997.
Blog The Great Wave off Kanagawa
Hits 836 | Last Modified 2007-05-16
This is a thing of beauty. A two hundred year old, hand carved, block print from the Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai. I picked it up on a greetings card last year, and never sent it, as I couldn't stop looking at it, and, in the end, decided to frame it and hand hang it on my wall instead.
Misc Design - American Tribal 13
Hits 1520 | Last Modified 2007-06-19
One of many tattoo style designs I drew whilst without a computer back in 2003.
Article Curry Glossary
Hits 9589 | Last Modified 2007-05-17
Here are just a few curry terms to get you going, if you get stuck.
Hits 2593 | Last Modified 2007-06-11
I've made a few little videos over the years, mostly on phones, so the quality isn't always great!
Blog January 1996
Hits 2206 | Last Modified 2007-05-24
More journal extracts from 1996. Still in India at the time.
Misc Odd video clip - Bert
Hits 1391 | Last Modified 2007-06-11
Some feet, and some soft toys. Odd. made in Montreal some years ago.
|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?...
Comment TPF comment by Kusalo
Hits | Last Modified 2013-02-06A new version almost ready. Better security and faster.
still super small ~350k