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11th March 2009

India’s recent arrival into U3A International brings a significant change of emphasis. Not just life-long learning, but also a clearly stated declaration of a sense of duty towards ALL disadvantaged elderly Indians. Please send them a welcome. Click-on
Travel: The Heathrow T5 story makes the alternative of Ships and Trains very attractive. You can find out all about how its done at (Thank you, Kate Oliver).
Science/Nature: The amazing Atlas of Anatomy website at is mostly a work of reference, but it merits a mention in U3A Newsletters because of the level of detail. (Thank you, BBC Click programme).
Thinking of buying a new digital camera? A free guide to basics can be seen at and for reviews of cameras visit (Thank you David Pearson – Chiltern U3A)
Concerned about Alzheimers? The new issue of Preserving Your Memory Magazine can be seen and downloaded at
Much like elsewhere, "muck" can build up in your computer so cleaning it out periodically is a good idea. Can you do it yourself? How technical do you have to be? How often should I do it?