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Gardens: Free Advice at http://www.gardenadvice.co.uk/index.html You can request advice on any gardening project or problem you have in your garden, by either sending them an email at advisor@gardenadvice.co.uk
Languages: A website where you can find a lot of activities to learn French and Spanish for Free, for beginners, can be found at http://www.frenchspanishonline.com/
beginnersfrench/freefrench.html
Reference: Bartleby claims to be "The preeminent Internet publisher of literature, verse and reference with unlimited access free of charge". The reference section at http://bartelby.org/reference/ is certainly comprehensive.
Bridge players: www.bridgebase.com is a site enabling players of all levels to play live with people from all over the world whenever they like. It¹s a site well worth looking at and even learning from. (Thank you Val Clowes - U3A in Kennet, UK)
Current Affairs: We are now at the halfway point of the UN's Millenium Development Goals - see http://www.undp.org/mdg/ - and U3A Online Australia are creating an Online Course to explain these. For further information email Kathleen Rossini at kathleen@rossini.id.au
TECHNICAL TOPICS Cross-Loop is a free program which offers a highly effective way to support colleagues by joining your two computers as one. Just click-on http://www.crossloop.com/ and watch the video. Download it (less than 3Mbytes) and try it with a colleague. BE AWARE that there may be issues around firewalls and security. A file with further information about that can be seen at http://u3asignpost.pbwiki.com/
f/crossloopadvice.doc

 

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