Category Archives: Training

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]




Digital Clubs in The Pink Palace, Deptford

As Christmas is nearly upon us, I’m sure there will be digital gifts being given this year – smartphones, tablets and even the odd laptop will be given as a gift to someone not quite sure how to use it. Crossfields estate tenants in Deptford will have an opportunity in January to join in a […]