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Sunday November 27, 2005The Observer
The website www.hintsandthings.com dispenses advice on just about every household matter you could imagine,from florists’ tips to interior design, expert advice for Aga owners, safetyinformation and how to keep important household records. Run by a dedicatedenthusiast (as opposed to a corporate interest), this is an endearing andhelpful site.
Hintsand Things (17/05/04)A site crammed full of genuinely useful tips and advice, put together byself-proclaimed ‘plump, old, grey wrinkly’ June Jackson with the aim of’sharing all those little pearls of wisdom that used to be passed fromgeneration to generation’. You’ll find tips on topics as diverse as basicpiano repair, finding missing contact lenses, vehicle maintenance andselling yourself in a job interview. June is clearly a genius who knowseverything, and I wish she lived round the corner from me, so I could popround for a spot of advice and a nice cup of (perfectly brewed) tea!
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June Jackson describes herself as a “plump, old, grey wrinkly living in the south ofEngland.” It may be more or less true, but a complete description would have toinclude webmaster. Her web location, Hints and Things, is a collection of hints and tipson a variety of subjects such as explanations of basic cooking, knitting, sewing,gardening terms, advice on cutting costs, games, brain teasers, daily quotes and a lotmore useful information. Above all, June Jackson is a cool old lady!
Waitrose – Site of the Day
Hints and ThingsThis is the labour of love of June Jackson, a woman from the south of England who hascreated a great site which she uses to share all those little pearls of wisdom that werepreviously passed on by word of mouth. The tips are arranged in easy-to-follow sections,so you can find the help you need quickly and easily. You can also share your favouritetips with a friend, and sign up for a free monthly e-zine that will be delivered to yourinbox each month.
As you know, we have already been chosen as oneof the “sites of the week” on theDailyTelegraph website and featured in that paper and also included in Yahoo’s “What’sNew”.