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Archive for April, 2011

Make your own Easter Chicken

Sunday, April 24th, 2011

Create your own Easter Chicken using the following templates. These are easy for children to make, although an adult may need to help with cutting the shapes out first. There are two files. One is a Open Document Graphics file which can be edited using either LibreOffice or OpenOffice.org both of which are available for […]

Day out at Wookey Hole cave attraction in Somerset

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

I’d heard about Wookey Hole from others that have visited, but this was our first visit. We used it as a way to break up our journey to our holiday at Ilfracombe Holiday Park (John Fowler) in Devon. We had a great time, but you may want to check what’s on depending upon what day […]

Holiday at John Fowler – Ilfracombe Holiday Park in North Devon

Sunday, April 17th, 2011

We stayed at the John Fowler Ilfracombe Holiday park at the beginning of the school holidays in Easter 2011. There are three parks at Ilfracombe, but they are almost directly adjacent to each other and share the same facilities (including reception I believe). The sites are known as Ilfracombe Holiday Park, Golden Coast Holiday Park […]

Openoffice.org / LibreOffice Draw template for Epson direct CD print (PX720WD)

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

Since writing my review of the Epson Stylus Multifunction Photo printer PX720WD I’ve been using it more. I’m still very happy with the printer, but there’s just one little thing that needs a bit of a fudge to work, which is CD printing. I’ve only tried this using OpenOffice.org 3 running on Ubuntu (at time […]

New website – days out diary

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

I’ve now launched a new website Days Out Diary featuring all my past (and future) posts on days out in the UK, holidays in UK and Europe and various other family related posts. At the time of launch there are over 250 entries, featuring days out in the UK; holidays in the UK, France and […]


UK days out, children and holiday information is also available on the Days Out Diary web site
Linux, LPI and the Quiz / Test Program posts are also available on the Penguin Tutor website
First Aid Information, first aid games and first aid practice test / quiz entries are also available on the First Aid Quiz Web site