|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 2401 | 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 2673 | 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 3905 | 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 3359 | 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 10334 | 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 2959 | Last Modified 2012-07-09
Want to remove a thumbnail from Chrome's new tab page?
Article Cherry and almond sponge cake
Hits 3218 | 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 3316 | 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?
Blog Descent of Man
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Alone for the week, the wife in Canada, I do the first thing I can think of and find myself in the lounge drinking Stella Artois, naked, playing video games. Well, I am only human.
Misc Basic Curry Problems
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Problems with your curry? Some of the most common listed here. Too bland, watery?
Blog February 2002
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Mumbai, India. "No sleep at all last night - staff kept us awake until 1 or 2am, then a very noisy couple arrived at 3am and haggled outside our room for a long time (from 700 Rs to 550 Rs, so not bad really)"
Blog Finally back
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Back. Finally back. After three years away, and seven countries later, we arrive at Heathrow at 7am, after leaving Montreal at, oddly, 7am. I've watched, and god only knows why, a Harry Potter movie, and drank a few Gin and Tonics. I'm feeling rather tired as I stare out at the drizzle and grey clouds.
Blog Uncle Ralpharama
Hits 1487 | Last Modified 2007-05-18
There is some debate over who my new niece looks most like - the mother or father? I think this picture should settle the matter.
Article The Bus Game
Hits 3696 | Last Modified 2007-05-16
Unsure when, or why, this was written
News Amazon.co.uk - where's my stuff?
Hits 22537 | Last Modified 2007-08-22
Trouble with an Amazon.co.uk delivery? CDs not turned up? Ignoring your emails? Read on... I used to love Amazon. I used to buy a lot of books and computer games from them. But no more... Never again! Why? Because they recently took 15 days to deliver a book to me, and their customer service is the worst I've encountered since Talktalk, and that's saying something.
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Article Fpa 8
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Misc Normal and Wronguns?
Hits 2904 | Last Modified 2007-12-05
A friend just sent me an Excel spreadsheet called LVR.xls, and invited me to tell him what the contents of it meant? Little quiz... What is this all about? Answers on a postcard please.
|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: