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11th March 2009

The Virtual U3A of the United Kingdom is now available at It is intended to serve the needs of those who, by reason of location, health or other commitments, are unable to attend a local U3A. Participants must have a computer and some basic skills. Contact
U3A Online of Australia announce their programme for 2009, click-on -- 42 short online courses and many other useful resources for older people, especially those who are geographically, physically or socially isolated. They are mostly of 8 weeks duration.
Collectors of porcelain and those interested in the subject will find to be a useful resource.
ibiblio is Not Your Average Library. Home to one of the largest "collections of collections" on the Internet, is a source of freely available information, including software, art, music, literature, history, science, politics, and cultural studies.
Walking isn't just the perfect form of physical exercise for the over-60s it could also "Save your sanity" according to Italian studies in dementia. See
TECHNICAL TOPICS WinAudit is easy to use, no special knowledge is required to use the programme. It is a self-contained single file that needs no installation or configuration. It can be run from a floppy disk or USB stick -- see PC audit and inventory of software, licenses, security configuration, hardware, network settings...