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Archive for October, 2009

Fun crafts with kids – Halloween Colouring

Friday, October 9th, 2009

I’ve created some pictures that can be printed and coloured-in. They can then be stuck on the wall as they are or cut-out, or made into hanging decorations.

Embedded Linux – Are you already a Linux user?

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

There are now more and more people discovering Linux as a real alternative to running Windows on our desktop computers. This may be because Linux is Free as in money (you have to buy Windows), it maybe that they’ve bought a netbook with Linux installed, it may be because of the frustrations of working with […]

Crafts with Kids – Autumn craft picture 2009

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

I’ve created a new craft picture with lots of help from Amelia. We’ve created a new one for each season. This one has been the cheapest as most of the materials were available for free. The leaves, twigs etc. have all come from either local parks or from our back garden (including acorns from Redditch, […]

New Workplace First Aid regulations come into force today

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

The new First Aid regulations come into force from today 1st October 2009. It is the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) that is responsible for reviewing and enforcing the regulations. I have already explained many of the changes in Changes to First Aid at Work courses starting in October. The noticeable differences are in the […]


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