Food for thought

I of great men will remind us that you can make your life sublime on the parting left behind us, by the foot prints on the sand of time.

Stand up and play the game, for when the great scorer comes to write against your name, he comes not how you won or lost but how you played the game.

Hackney Fixers Map

I went to the Restarters event at Leytonstone today, to see what it was all about.

I found that they made up a list of people who attended and wanted things fixed.

In order they came in they were given access to a repairer with the specialism in the repair they wanted.

It is all done using volunteers, for Free.

The successes were also listed on the wall.

A similar event is going on in Hackney at StokeNewington Library  in Church Street on Saturday 22nd September 2018 starting at 12:00 hours.

https://therestartproject.org/parties/the-big-fix-hackney-fourth-festival-of-repair/

They have also produced a online map showing repairers with a 80% or above satisfaction rating.

https://therestartproject.org/repairdirectory/

learning

while you are growing learn all that you can or you will be sorry when you are a man.

labour for learning before you grow old for learning is better than silver and gold.

silver and gold will vanish away but a good education will never decay.

Unity

Unity is strength where we all work together in love and peace because we are part of the same family regardless of what nation you come from.  This is planet earth.  One day we are going to leave it it to next generation.

Old story

I had a Television sometimes it will work and another time it would not. Then a friend told us to kick it when we did it work.

We had a vacuum cleaner the one that was like a broom. you never had any problem like these new eletric tools. which you have to pay insurance.

In days gone by when your tools gone wrong you would take them to the repair shop to get them mended.

Aspirin could cure Alzheimers Disease, but it is not being prescribed.

It seems the Alzheimers society cannot comment on a situation which would help
suffers, I have found this forum which has a medical trial on Aspirin
(Salicylate) dated 2015!
https://raypeatforum.com/community/threads/salicylate-for-alzheimers-aspirin.7880/
Its title is Aspirin cures Alzheimers!

The Society still says there is NO treatment for Alzheimers and NO cure
for Alzheimers, despite these results showing exactly the opposite!

I have just contacted the Alzheimers helpdesk on 0300 222 1122, and they refused
to commit on a comment about the news in the Metro today about a drug  which might provide some benefit to Alzheimers patients. There is also nothing about the research on the Website.
As you both know my wife is in the last stages of Alzhemiers, so this is disappointing as she does not have the years to wait for even more clinical tests.

As far as I can see there is no restriction on prescribing one Aspirin Tablet a day,as  it has already passed its drug tests for safety and is recommended for  heart patients to be taken daily to improve their well being.
I have had to ask my doctor whether she will authorise the  prescription on the basis that it can do no harm and might benefit  Cornelia’s condition before she dies.
Report in 2018
See https://www.rush.edu/news/press-releases/can-aspirin-treat-alzheimers
It might aid people in my wife’s situation to get it tried out, before  people DIE of the disease with NO intervention.

I say again it requires NO CLINICAL TRIAL to give a known, tested drug
for another purpose (i.e.. saving life) as it would have no other
impact on the patient (already proven).

IT what does it mean?

IT is short for Information Technology.

That is the Digital technology that involves computers, electronics, Artificial Intelligence and Google.

Here at the Drop-in we specialise in Computers and Mobile phones, explaining what they are and how to use them.

Analogue technology is something we all already know about, including shaking hands, walking, reading newspapers etc. It is not digital.

You are welcome to walk in without an appointment from 10-1pm on Wednesdays.

I have found a new simpler way to make a phone call

I and a lot of others get frustrated by the smart mobile phone, which can soon get overwhelmed by the complexity of it, just to make a phone call.

So I downloaded a program called “Speed Dial Lite”.

It allows you to set up a picture board of buttons with large photographs on it.

Pressing your picture that you recognise, and it immediately dials the number from your contacts,

No more hunting up and down lists.

You can then see the same picture in the telephone app and drop the call by pressing the red telephone symbol if you want to stop the call.

Ask for a demo from Stephen on Wednesday if you want to try it out.

It is on Google for Free, so you can download it and get a son or daughter to set it up for you if you wish. You will need a photo of the person you want to call on the phone.