Doctor Who – Series 10, Episode 3: ‘Thin Ice’

Well, that makes a change, I actually watched it live tonight! I do tend to prefer stories set in the past rather than the future, so I was really looking forward to this one - but, disappointingly, it most definitely DIDN’T do it for me!I’m not sure why. The acting was fine, the storyline, OK,…

Foody Friday

To say that a lot of my life revolves around friends and food (sometimes both at the same time!) wouldn’t be far from the truth – and today was no exception! A cheeky ‘Chocolate Brownie’ Milkshake First, it was over to Peterborough to meet Alison W (from my days with Nokia). We visited Bill’s –…

Tablet Coaching: Recap

Auto cross-posted from my WordPress Blog: As we are now nearing the end of the syllabus for this Group, today we started recapping on their chosen topics.Today’s recap covered how to attach items to eMails.Filed under: Delivery, Salvation Army, Skills Development, Volunteer

Laptop Coaching: Using Skype

Auto cross-posted from my WordPress Blog: Today, we looked at how to use Skype on your Laptop.Filed under: Delivery, Salvation Army, Skills Development, Volunteer

Laptop Coaching: New Monday Class

Auto cross-posted from my WordPress Blog: The new Monday Class starts today! Say hello to Norman, Brenda, Walter, Pam and Hazel! Today we’ll be assessing everyone’s needs to create their future lesson plans.Filed under: Delivery, Salvation Army, Skills Development, Volunteer

Doctor Who – Series 10, Episode 2: Smile

So, here we are at episode TWO of the new series – and after last week’s generally favourable views from the majority of critics, I wondered what this week’s story would bring? I carefully avoided all the overnight reviews as I saved this episode to watch it on Sunday via Sky Q. Generally speaking Who…

Biggles Flies Again

Biggles? More like Giggles! as I took control of a real aeroplane courtesy of last year’s birthday pressy from  Ian and Mags – a 45 minute flight over the skies of Northamptonshire! Ian & Ann, Ralph and Karen and my Ann were there to witness my performance as just after 11am, I ‘took the stick’…

Tablet Coaching: Play Movies and TV

Auto cross-posted from my WordPress Blog: Completing our series of lessons covering Google’s ‘Play Store’ App, today, we looked at ‘Movies and TV’. We then began a series of ‘learner-led’ sessions recapping on previously-discussed areas, but where Learners still had questions.Filed under: Delivery, Salvation Army, Skills Development, Volunteer

Laptop Coaching: Google Maps

Auto cross-posted from my WordPress Blog: Today, we looked at the many features of Google Maps and how to use it for route-planning – not only by car!Filed under: Delivery, Salvation Army, Skills Development, Volunteer

Doctor Who – Series 10, Episode 1: ‘The Pilot’

Like many Whovians, the start of a new Who series is always something to look forward to – but this time round, more than ever! It’s Peter Capaldi’s final series; there’s a new Companion (didn’t they used to call them ‘Assistants’?) in the shape of ‘Bill’ (newcomer Pearl Mackie) and finally, there has been some…