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‘LUCIFER’ SEASON 2: EPISODES 1-3 WHO IS ‘MUM’ AND IS SHE DANGEROUS?

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Oct 142016
 
‘LUCIFER’ SEASON 2: EPISODES 1-3 WHO IS ‘MUM’ AND IS SHE DANGEROUS?

It felt as if the wait would never end but finally Lucifer hit the small screens again at the end of September and boy, was the wait worth it. “Everything’s coming up Lucifer”, “Liar, Liar, Slutty Dress on Fire” and “Sin Eater” have already aired. If you haven’t caught up yet, then don’t worry here’s […]

Home library: Storing books with no shelf space

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Feb 292016
 
Home library: Storing books with no shelf space

Question about a home library. Answer based on the Quora question: What is the best way to organize books if I don’t have a bookshelf? If there is no shelf space available in your home librasry then sometimes the only way books can be stored is in a box hidden in a cupboard, the garage or […]

Entering the world of picture puzzle books

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Jul 182016
 
Entering the world of picture puzzle books

I’ve reached, gulp, that age where most of my friends have children, This is actually great as three years ago my own little boy was born and my friends all seemed to have babies at the same time. He’s now three and a little too energetic for me but we get along. He runs around […]

Raspberry Ripple Cheesecake – No Dairy, no Citrus and No Bake!

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Nov 232015
 
Raspberry Ripple Cheesecake – No Dairy, no Citrus and No Bake!

The coconut, raspberry ripple cheesecake that tastes nothing like coconuts! Are you allergic to dairy? Have you been craving a squishy dairy-like pudding? No fear, this desert was designed for you. This recipe is also suitable for vegans. Ingredients For the base 125g Vitalite (or butter if you are not allergic to dairy) 150g Chocolate […]

Dropbox vs Google Drive

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Mar 072016
 
Dropbox vs Google Drive

Question about Dropbox vs Google Drive. Answer based on the Quora question: Is Google Drive better than Dropbox Both Dropbox and Google Drive offer storage and collaborative-working services They both have their advantages and of course their disadvantages. This blog post looks at some of these. Dropbox vs Google Drive, which would you choose? I […]

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Q&A: Organising hard and paperbacks in the home.

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Oct 212015
 
Q&A: Organising hard and paperbacks in the home.

Question:  Home Design: What is the best way to organize books if I don’t have a bookshelf? I don’t have money to invest in a bookshelf, but would like to better organize my books! I have perhaps 3 bookshelf worth of books, and would like to be able to browse them. You could always box […]

Inside Out Movie Review

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Oct 162015
 
Inside Out Movie Review

There are not many films my toddler will sit through, but Inside Out is one of them. Because my little ankle biter loved it, I would give this movie from Disney/Pixar 5 stars. What did I/he like about it? I enjoyed it as an adult but I loved watching my child’s reaction to it. He’s only […]

Q&A What is the difference between marking a message as read and archiving it?

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Oct 152015
 
Q&A What is the difference between marking a message as read and archiving it?

Question: What is the difference between marking a message as read and archiving it? A read and archived message are different things. You can have a read or an unread email that is archived. When a message is archived, what you are really doing is removing the inbox label from the email. This means it […]

Q&A What’s the best way to organize my inbox such that I can mark messages which I still need to respond to differently from ones which I am waiting on a response to?

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Oct 142015
 
Q&A What's the best way to organize my inbox such that I can mark messages which I still need to respond to differently from ones which I am waiting on a response to?

Question: What’s the best way to organize my inbox such that I can mark messages which I still need to respond to differently from ones which I am waiting on a response to? In my book Email Management using Gmail, I advocate the use of creating three inboxes. Urgent messages stay in your primary inbox and others […]

Q&A How do I find my new emails in Gmail?

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Oct 132015
 
Q&A How do I find my new emails in Gmail?

Question: How do I find my new emails in Gmail? Gmail will usually put new emails at the top. The exceptions are if it is considered spam or you have filtered your emails to go into folders (labels). How can you tell they are new? It will also usually be white and go grey when you […]

Q&A Is it allowed to use articles one finds on the internet and use them for ebooks that one later sell online?

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Oct 122015
 
Q&A Is it allowed to use articles one finds on the internet and use them for ebooks that one later sell online?

Question: Is it allowed to use articles one finds on the internet and use them for ebooks that one later sell online? The short answer is no, but there may be a couple of circumstances where it may be possible. The articles are public domain You have permission Public domain The articles will say on them […]

Q&A Why would anyone want to work as a librarian?

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Oct 112015
 
Q&A Why would anyone want to work as a librarian?

Question: Why would anyone want to work as a librarian? I worked as a librarian for many years, culminating in a library manager job in a nationwide public sector organization with satellite offices. I have worked in a patent agents in their information department,  a parliamentary library,  a school library and the then the Audit Commission […]

Q& A How do I archive drafts on Gmail?

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Oct 102015
 
Q& A How do I archive drafts on Gmail?

Question: How do I archive drafts on Gmail? There are draft emails that I’ve written. I don’t want to send them or delete them. I don’t want them clogging up my drafts inbox (which serves kinda like a to-do list). Yet I want to keep them just in case. How do I archive them? If you want […]

Q&A What is it like to have loss of eye sight?

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Oct 092015
 
Q&A What is it like to have loss of eye sight?

The question: What is it like to have loss of eye sight? I am partially-sighted and have been all my life. I was born with dominant optical atrophy (Kjers). I am not blind but my eye sight is very limited. As I have had it all my life, it is something which I have learned to […]

Email Management using Gmail gets a 5* Review

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Oct 092015
 
Email Management using Gmail gets a 5* Review

Readers’ Favorite Review Email Management using Gmail by Ceri Clark shows ways to automate one’s email organization, specifically aimed at users of Gmail. It helps one in doing more productive work, rather than fighting the monster of email overload. It begins with a general discussion on the use of Gmail, a quick start guide where […]

Q&A What is the best font for email signatures? Why?

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Oct 092015
 
Q&A What is the best font for email signatures? Why?

The question: What is the best font for email signatures? Why? Email signatures need to be clear and easy to read. Readers need to get pertinent information quickly and easily. Sans serif fonts are best like Arial and Verdana because they are clear and also because most if not all people will have them on their […]

Toys are taking over my life!

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Jul 022015
 
Toys are taking over my life!

I have a confession. I seem to be becoming a toy hoarder. My toddler sees a toy and I just ‘have’ to get it. The latest additions to our toy family are the potato head family. Now you may think one potato head is enough. Well I agreed with you but I wanted some extra […]

Accidental Immortal Update

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Jul 022015
 
Accidental Immortal Update

Accidental Immortal was my entry for the NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) in November last year. For those unfamiliar with the event, writers have to create a first draft of a book during November of no less than 50,000 words. It wasn’t easy but my ‘vomit’ draft was completed in time. This year has seen me trying […]

JUPITER ASCENDING REVIEW – WHY I LOVED IT

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Feb 212015
 
JUPITER ASCENDING REVIEW - WHY I LOVED IT

Warning my Jupiter ascending review will contain some spoilers (but they are not that bad). Having read and watched dozens of reviews for Jupiter Ascending, I was a little worried about going to see it for our annual trip to the cinema on Valentine’s day (thanks for babysitting mum!). We watched it in 3D and […]