Cycling Group inaugural ride

On Wednesday 14th April we had the group’s first ride, just a short one to start with, Milford Station to Hambledon Village and back via Witley and Enton. We had a successful and enjoyable inaugural ride with a small but perfectly formed group. Nobody…

Baby Boomer Radio

How many of our U3A members would be considered to be Baby Boomers (born 1946-63)? How many of those have, like a number of media writers, become disenchanted with the program content of BBC Radio 2? I have read several articles recently, all complaining…

Murphy’s Law

We’ve all heard of ‘Murphy’s Law’ which, in it’s most basic form, is: “If a thing can got wrong, it will”. A slightly more specific version runs “If a thing can go wrong, it will – during the demonstration”. I’ve know the first version…

Charging your phone

Most smartphones these days are charged via the ubiquitous Micro USB connector, but did you know there is another way?My wife and I both have Samsung Galaxy phones and we’ve had some trouble getting the phones to charge reliably and the reason is not…

Digital Technology Support

A few of the members of Mike Blewett’s former ‘Linux’ and ‘GIMP’ groups (that are no more due to Mike’s retirement) thought we ought to have group that appealed not only to Milford’s computer Nerds but also to any and all members that had…

Cycling Group

We are pleased to announce the formation of a new Cycling Group for Milford & District U3A. Seven of the nine interested members met on 21st Jan using Zoom to consider the idea and it’s implications. As we can’t actually go cycling under the…

Zoom

Zoom is a computer & Internet tool that allows people to communicate using voice and video wherever they are in the world.  We use it to have Committee and other meetings whilst we are all in Lockdown. How does it work? A member of…

Our Bloggers

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Lockdown Nature Notes 6

Despite the cooler, greyer and, sometimes, wetter weather of last week, spring marched on. Subtle changes are being made to the overall picture – Cow Parsley has come to the fore and is frothing generously along many roadsides, Ox-eye Daisies have started to appear…

Lockdown Nature Notes 5

Aren’t we lucky! What a joy it was to be out in the sunshine last week, albeit nearer to home than we might otherwise have chosen. Hang on to that memory during this coming week which promises to be cooler and wetter and not…