1 Across Beanie

1 Across Beanie

The IPEd/ANZSI write | edit | index conference is over, and was a huge hit. Our keynote speakers were fabulous (Jackie French, David Astle and Roly Sussex). The sessions went off without a hitch, the food was great. Only glitch was QT Canberra’s WiFi dropping out for most of the second day, and that was no […]

Uh oh!

Uh oh!

We’ve been getting bug reports about a problem with the ‘Crossword Completed’ screen in the Crosswords for Kids apps. We have located the error, and a bug-squished version is being submitted to the App Store today. The approval process can take up to a week — but rest assured, you will have a bug-free version […]

Conference time!

Conference time!

Next week something very exciting is happening – the Australian editors’ and indexers’ conference, write | edit | index, is running here in Canberra. FIVE SLEEPS, PEOPLE! The conference is being put on by the Canberra Society of Editors, and the ACT Region Branch of ANZSI (of which I’m the president), on behalf of IPEd and ANZSI. […]

Solving cryptograms

Solving cryptograms

Cryptograms are great little puzzles, they pack a lot of punch for their size! This post shows you the basic steps when tackling one of these conundrums. I’m rather partial to cryptograms, and have even written a whole book of the little beasts. A cryptogram is a substitution cipher, which means that each letter of […]

Murdoch is evil

Murdoch is evil

In early December 2013, there was a bit of a media flurry about the message MURDOCH IS EVIL running backwards through a word search puzzle for kids. It appeared in the Sunday Telegraph — a Murdoch-owned paper! Oh my! This caused rather a storm on Twitter and online. So — this is the big question : is this one of […]

Closed for a week

Closed for a week

Sutherland Studios is closed for the next week, while the hubby and I toodle off down the Murray River on a houseboat, in celebration of our 30th wedding anniversary! Business will be back to normal on Monday 23rd March. Thanks for your patience