Remember kids ...

     No use complaining, don’t you worry, don’t you whine

     'cos if you get it wrong, you’ll get it right next time.


Running a small business can be challenging, but is made much more so by large organisations who don’t pay their bills.

Our current holder of the slow payer award goes to Nottingham City Council who were invoiced for £106.49 on August 12 2009 and sent their cheque on July 27 2010. Why?

And the quickest were South Somerset Council, who paid in four days. Quite a difference!

Office software

Try Libre Office as a free alternative to Microsoft Office. Full featured word processor, spreadsheet and presentation packages, with good compatibility with MS Office.

Available for all flavours of Windows, Linux and Mac OSX  - check it out.  is the home of online foot pedals, especially for transcribing your recordings. Order online for quickest response.


Firefox is a fully featured, fast, efficient, secure and powerful web browser which takes us away from the Microsoft hegemony. And it’s free.

Get it at

Oral history sites

Oral History Society (UK)

Waltham Forest Oral History Workshop

These links are a personal and eclectic choice.

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