Author Archives: Julie Wakeling

Backing up – what, when and how

By | September 14, 2020

Last week, I told you that the best defence against “ransomware” (a nasty type of computer virus or malware that stops you getting to your files) is to keep everything safely backed up.  That way, if the files on your computer are blocked by ransomware, you haven’t lost them and you don’t need to pay… Read More »

Old photos, maps and postcards

By | August 24, 2020

If you’ve been reading emails from The Helpful Book Company for a while, now, you might have already heard of this website.  I’m pretty sure Tim’s mentioned it before – but it was probably getting on for 10 years ago now! It’s called I’m a bit of a sucker for old-fashioned things, and this… Read More »