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eLearning is an excellent way for businesses to present their training and development materials.  It is a very cost-effective form of training and it allows employees to do the training whenever it suits them. When designing your e-course you will need to build in some form of testing and assessment so that your employees can monitor their progress.  The results will Read more…

Clue Detective puzzles are now being solved in a growing number of Australian libraries.  Libraries purchase an organisational subscription, and offer their patrons access to the Clue Detective Online Puzzle Portal as part of their library membership.  The portal, which is added to on a regular basis, contains a wealth of original  (quick, cryptic and general knowledge) crossword, codewords (reverse crosswords) and Sudoku. Access Online Read more…

It’s an issue which will confront us all at some stage.  When should we (or our parents) stop driving because we have become unsafe? In the May 2013 edition of Royalauto, the RACV magazine, I read a sad but interesting story about Geoff and his gradual decline as a driver.  It began with subtle changes, in particular to do with his ability Read more…

Crosswords have a fascinating history.  Here is just a small selection of interesting facts about these ever-popular puzzle games. We are sure there are more out there, so if you have anything to add, please let us know. Did you know? Crossword aficianados are called “cruciverbalists”.  The first crossword puzzle, as we know it, was written by Arthur Wynne, and was published Read more…