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Get great bonsai and advice from Bonsai Farm

67 Church Street Hawthorn  T (+61 3) 9819 0888

Open daily from 10.30am–4pm. Closed Tuesdays.

If preparing for the Bach Mass in B minor, here’s a site of free Mass parts individually sung by Ophiel van Leer—enabling you to get the words and rhythms down-pat. Great aids to get well-rehearsed, I was able to sing along in the car. See here.

This other site offers, for purchase, your part sung by a professional teaching singer. Selected hard passages are slowed on special tracks called StudySpots™.  Only the best available professional choral singers active in the Boston musical scene—performing as soloists, recitalists and singers with groups—are used. All choral movements are supported by aicomplete performance recording in the background. See here.

The Room, The Room 2 and The Room 3

totally addictive game apps for iOS and Android.

If you want easy-to-understand handbooks on horticulture, I can recommend those of the best teachers I've ever had, who taught me at the University of Melbourne, Burnley Horticultural College.

For instance, Soil Characteristics and Plant Nutrition, Student Handbooks by Rod McMillan, are available from their site at Adland Horticultural.

…the best time tracking tool for iPhone. It's simple, to-the-point and easy to use. It manages your Clients, Projects and Tasks, tracks Time and Expenses and
a multitude of other succinct things. Highly recommended to anyone wanting to tracking their work time.

Plus there’s also another version available called Hours Billing.

Many Mac users have noticed that the “Secure Empty Trash” feature has been removed in OS X El Capitan (10.11) or later. The reason the feature was removed is basically because it did not work all the time. There's an alternate sourced from the App Store, called File Shredder—Permanently Erase Files. I highly recommend it.

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an iPhone unit converter …  area, bits and bytes, capacitance, fraction, fuel, length, liquid (volume), pressure, temperature, time, velocity and weight.

an iPhone mobile app of assorted reference, character encodings,
interactive tools and links

is a great 20 minute timer for iPhone that ensures you get up and away from your desk for a spell.

Steve didn't do this much and in 2009, after lengthy times sitting, ended up with
a blesséd DVT—a blood-clot—in his left leg that has resulted in him having to take Warfarin, regulate his diet (avoiding Vit K) and have endless blood tests!

Other than making Guitar and Drum apps, these other MiniTimers are available from Ninebuzz Software. See on the iTunes store

—a member-supported online learning platform with 40,000+ video tutorials.

There are even 5,000+ free videos with no subscription required.

Steve highly recommends HI pagesHome Improvement. Simply tell HI what you need done. Qualified Tradies contact you to quote. You choose the best one. Simple!


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amalgam essaybee designed their Corporate Identity and Website

The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles

Prepared by William Little, H W Fowler and Jessie Coulson
Revised and edited by C T Onions
Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford 1973
ISBN 0 19 861294 X

an iPhone mobile app