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Family Pages

About Us  Alex  Alex's Pictures from Childhood  Jen 2010  Jen by Jen, 2002  Jen's Pictures from Childhood  Seaside  At Home  Pirates' Night at Primary School  Underwater Stormy Sky More Sky Pictures Fallen Silky Oak Tree Down  Giant Gippsland Earthworm Nature Park  Sites I Like  Occasional Notes 

Pictures from Here and There  Alex and Lidy  Alex and Trina  Bushfire  Bush Road  Conifer  Dean and Jen  Frits by a Huge Tree  Guesthouse in Tasmania  Jen's Early Dancing  Jen's Early Music  Melbourne  Mole Creek Caves  Our Garden Path  Tasmanian Countryside in Drought

Garden and Animals

Herbs  Garden  Vegetables  Yvonne's Mystery Tree 

Butterflies  Charlie Brown  Chester  Cocky  Ebony  Gulls  Healesville  Healesville 2005  Jessie  Paula and a Parrot  Pelicans  Pets  Platypus 

Random Garden Beasties  Honey Bee in Dandelion  Small Bee in Thistle Flower  Small Bee on Thistle Flower  Black Flower Wasp  Common Brown Butterfly  Greengrocer Cicada  Greengrocer Cicada  Grapevine Caterpillar  Jewel Bug  Lacewing Eggs  Mole Cricket  Mosquito  Praying Mantis  Praying Mantis  Stick Insect  Stick Insect  Stick Insect  Hairy Mary Prickly Cocoons  Garden snail with a difference  Snail with bifurcated tentacle    



Caterpillar Story—Life and Death in the Cabbage Patch  Crucifers  Chrysalis  A new butterfly has emerged  Cabbage Butterfly Close  Female White Cabbage Butterfly  Butterflies Mating  Butterfly Egg  Small Cabbage Caterpillar  Cabbage Caterpillar Eats and Grows  Soon It Is Ready to Pupate  Tiny Golden Cocoons of Parasite Wasp  Caterpillar Doesn't Look Well  Cocoons on Cabbage  Tiny Wasps Emerge from the Cocoons  Close View of Apanteles glomeratus 


One Tree—Many Birds  Nesting Site  The Whole Tree  Galah  Galah  Galahs  Galahs  Galahs and Lorikeets  Angry Galah  Lorikeets (Trichoglossus haematodus)  Lorikeets  Lorikeet  Sulphur-crested Cockatoo (Cacatua galerita)  Cockatoo  Cockatoo  Kookaburras (Dacelo novaeguineae)  Kookaburras  Kookaburra  Australian Raven (Corvus coronoides)  Raven Red Wattlebird (Anthochaera carunculata)  Australian Magpie (Cracticus tibicen)  Spotted Dove (Streptopelia chinensis)  Indian Myna (Acridotheres tristis)  Australian Wood Duck (Chenonetta jubata)  Wood Duck 


Birds in My Garden  Young grey butcher bird (Cracticus torquatus)  Young grey butcher bird  Butcher bird bathing vigorously  Sulphur crested cockies dining on cotoneaster berries  Corella parent feeding young one  Crimson rosella (Platycercus elegans)  Pied currawong (Strepera graculina)  Galahs (Eolophus roseicapilla)  Laughing kookaburras (Dacelo novaeguineae)  Rainbow lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus)  Australian magpie (Cracticus tibicen)  Australian magpie (Cracticus tibicen)  Tawny frogmouth, (Podargus strigoides)  Spotted pardalote (Pardalotus punctatus)  Australian raven (Corvus coronoides)  Silvereye (Zosterops lateralis)  Eastern spinebill (Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris)  Red wattlebird (Anthochaera carunculata) collecting food  Red wattlebird (Anthochaera carunculata)  Willy wagtail (Rhipidura leucophrys) 

Redback  A redback on the toilet seat  Where redbacks are found  If you're bitten...  Death from spider bite?  Close relatives  Spiders travel  Mating is all bad news for male redbacks  Rear view of dead redback spider  Eradication of redback spiders?  How redback spiders capture their prey 


Stories, Poems and Jokes

Chicken Jokes  Dear Teacher  The Dragon and the Princess  Egyptian Poem by Alex, 2003  Stories in Fifty Words  The Filing Assistant  Health and Beauty "Quiz"  The Man  Goldilocks  Rudi by Alex, 2003  Lost Children  The Yetti's Shoe  Winter Solstice  Small Things  Park Story, Jen 2003 

Anita's Nonsense Rhymes

About the Author  Mary Maloney (was eating some bread)  Eating the Alphabet  Mostly Invisible Toad  The Very Fine Zoo of Mr Bardoo  On the Edge of Confusion  November 24 (Decided it would go to war)  Tiger in My Toothbrush  Sebastian Spider  The Man from Daraban  Untimely Partners  The Video Remote Control  Noah’s Rap  The Weather Elsewhere 


Battleships Concentration—16 pieces  Concentration—36 pieces  Make Silly French Sentences  Guess the Number  Maths Test—Simple Number Facts  Pokemon Invaders  Hangman Geography  Same Game  Write Secret Codes 


Making Pictures

Make Your Photos Suitable for Email Sometimes JPG is the Wrong Choice Take a Screen Shot

Paint Tutorials

Using Paint in Windows 98  Using Paint in Windows XP  Using Paint in Windows Vista  Using Paint in Windows 7 

Things You Can Do in Paint

Print a Full Page from Paint  Put a Border around a Page  A Compass Rose Made in Paint  Paint a Symmetrical Face  A Five-Petalled Flower  Make Your Own Gift Wrap  Symmetry—Make an object the Same on Both Sides  Eight-Petalled Flower in Paint 7 

Making Fancy Headings Use a Mask to Cut out a Fancy Heading  Fill a Heading with Diagonal Stripes  Make a Rainbow Heading  Make a Curved Rainbow to Fill Curved Text  Sit Some Text on a Curve  Make a Polka Dotted Background  Make Your Own Patterns to Fill Heading Text  Use Photo Snips and Spraycan Effects to Fill Text  Give Some Text an Outline 

Prepare a Workspace for Making Shapes and Cutouts in Paint How to Make a Guide Grid for Drawing Precise Shapes  Wheels and Concentric Circles  24 Precise Spokes for a Wheel  24 Spokes for a Wheel Using a Wingding Symbol  Attaching Spokes to a Drawing of a Bicycle Wheel  A Fancy Hub Cover  Draw Precise Hexagons  An Octagon—Point Up  An Octagon—Flat Side Up  A Six-Pointed Star  A Five-Pointed Star Using Wingdings  A Precise Five-Pointed Star  A Clockface 

About Vista Colours  Dithering  Zoom to the Place You Want 

Other Programs

Free Graphics Programs with Download Links  Getting Started with Helios Paint  Fancy Text with Helios Paint  Use Shapes and Rotation to Make Flowers with Helios Paint 


Charts and Colour Helps

The Colour Cube  How Computer Colour Numbers Work  About Colour Contrast  Type Your Favourite Colour 

Characters Not on Keyboard and Reserved Characters Extended Character Set for Arial 

Symbol Fonts  Monotype Sorts  Monotype Sorts Extended  Webdings  Webdings Extended  Wingdings  Wingdings Extended  Wingdings2  Wingdings2 Extended  Wingdings3  Wingdings3 Extended  Zapf Dingbats 

Computers and the Internet

Bookmarks and Favorites  Folder Views in Windows 7 Hotlinking  Obscured Addresses  Links To Help With Word 2007 Problems  Nasty Stuff  Printing from Web Pages  Viewing Web Pages Differently  Translate Some Text Web Mail 

The Sendto Menu  Settings in Xp  Making and Nesting Shortcuts  What is a "Path" in the Computer  The Start Button  Start—Search  Start—Control Panel—Settings  The Task Bar 

Back up Your Files  Fields in a Word Processor  File Types  Headers and Footers  Maintenance—98 only  Manipulating Windows  Computer Memory or RAM  NoteTab—Text and HTML Editor  Penny Wise (2002)  Protective Programs  Using Publisher 3  Restore—Windows 98  Setting up Your Screen Saver  Word Processors 


Stationery and Outlook Express/Windows Mail

Outlook Express  Missing Pictures from Outlook Express Emails  Missing Pictures from Windows Mail Emails  Stationery in Outlook Express  My Stationery Still Doesn't Work  Web Mail  Demonstration of Lost Fonts  Don’t accidentally distribute email addresses  Sorting Email with Filters Sending Photos in Email  Keep Attachments Small  Hidden Extras in Word Processed Documents  Mass Mailing Viruses  Virus Protection  Spam  Avoiding Spam  Spammed Out!  Take Me off Your Mailing List

Making Your Own Stationery

About My Stationery  Using Stationery Backgrounds (Christmas Example)  Save a Piece of Ready-made Stationery   Change a Piece of Stationery   Stationery Styles   Birthday Balloon Stationery  

Seamless Tiles

Making Your Own

Making a Seamless Tile—Paint and sTile   Balloon Background for Birthday Greetings   Seamless Tile from a Photograph   Wingding tile   Re-arranging the Tile  

Background Tiles You Can Save and Use in Stationery or on Web Pages

Tile Finder    apple blossom   aqua    black and white   blue   blueish green   brown   butterfly tiles   christmas backgrounds   candle   cream   green   green plus colours   grey   light grey   grey with colours   lace tiles   olive   orange   pink   purple   purple/red   red   red plus blue   very dark   yellow   yellow/green  



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