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Digital adventures with Mycenae Reach Out

A refreshed relationship. YT has had an occasional relationship with Mycenae House for some time, attempting a Breezie talk in 2014 and some drop in sessions. Alas that was short lived, hamstrung with the amount of marketing possible to one set of hands. Mark Johnson Brown, the centre manager approached me in early 2018 to […]

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Creativity MAZI Training Update

Training Mr Luck

With a move to Pepys and the general shifting of miscellaneous hardwares, MAZI work has been on an intermittent hiatus. But with a new home in the Pepys Resource Centre (now a volunteer run library), the MAZI exploration restarted. James has been repurposing the MAZIzone, working with Central Saint Martins and aiming to bring in […]

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Software Training Update

sad news from UcandoIT

After reading the letter which came through my door on the 27th March, there’s been a feeling of a bereavement, a loss of friends. The charity with the motto ‘Behind a computer everyone is equal’ was being liquidated after 21 years; YT had 7 years of working with 38 learners. Now there is doubt in […]

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Tai chi Training Update

Tai chi but no IT – tongue twister!

Halfway through a set of sessions for SELVIS, YT thought it would be good to write up some thoughts about the sessions, as this is a really pleasing situation for me – normally known as an IT tutor to SELVIS members, this perception is being shifted to being a tai chi trainer.  Only two weeks […]

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Accessibility Software Training

A soulchip toolkit – not just software.

I’ve been remiss in updating the site since my talk late last year, and since then the good people at UcandoIT have given me the opportunity to to some awareness training to enhance my engagement with the people the charity sends me to assist. I thought it would be useful to reflect upon the training […]

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Training Update

Digital Lab at Mycenae House 17th September

If you didn’t know, I’ve been putting together occasional Digital Labs at Mycenae House in Blackheath SE3 (link to directions), as a ‘club’ for people wanting a helping hand to tame their digital device (if you’re thinking digital beast you need to come along). The session costs £8, and does involve you filling out a […]

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Accessibility Hardware Training

Cinnamon court digital activities and engagement

For the past few months, I’ve been working with a day centre in Deptford, steadily building the confidence and awareness of the care staff, and having fun playing games and activities with the clients. Like other organisations working with older people (and many have the onset of dementia), digital engagement has begun with buying in […]

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Accessibility Creativity Training Update

Laptop Lab – Mycenae house 26th March

Mycenae house Laptop lab for March