Welcome to Julia’s Training Blog

Julia runs PC G.P. which is a unique computer support and training service, based in the Streatham area of SW London. Lambeth map Julia regularly visits her clients in their own homes and offices to provide individual support and training sessions – some of the topics she covers are also in this blog.

If you would like to book a support or training session, you can:-


Individual training on Microsoft Office are now available on the following topics:-

Word icon Microsoft Word

  • Formatting
  • Basic operations
  • Working with templates
  • Tabs, Borders and Lists
  • Using Tables
  • Headers, Footers and Objects
  • Mailmerge

Excel icon Microsoft Excel

  • What is a spreadsheet?
  • Formulae (The basic formulae which are most useful)
  • Columns of data
  • Functions
  • Charts
  • Printing
  • Cell Referencing
  • If …. Then …. Else

Powerpoint icon Microsoft Powerpoint

  • The basics
  • Editing a show
  • Applying designs
  • Adding Objects and Tables
  • Special Effects
  • Show Time!

If any of the above topics are of interest, or you have other features of Word, Excel or PowerPoint you would like to explore, please contact me by:-


Articles which are ideal for young people:-

keeping children safe

Keeping children safe online

Be Social Network Smart

Are you social networking smart?

MS Office articles:

MS Office - Quick Access Toolbar 1

Customising the Quick Access Toolbar

Excel column too narrow?

Excel column too narrow?

Word thumbnails view

Word’s Thumbnails View

Want to illustrate Excel with a picture?

Want to illustrate Excel with a picture?

Computing safety:

The correct way to sit at your computer desk

Are you sitting correctly?


HP Photosmart rear view of paper hatch

Clearing a paper jam in inkjet printer

DVD drive becoming faulty?

DVD drive becoming faulty?

chrome logo

Customising your Download settings in Chrome

wi fi logo

Wi fi becoming unreliable?

Which cloud storage provider?

Which cloud storage provider is best for you

Is your hard drive still healthy?

Is your hard drive still healthy?

Laptop sound connections faulty?

Laptop sound connections faulty?

Talk Talk router/modem

Broadband becoming unreliable – what to check

Oystercard image

London Oystercard users

fuse in a moulded plug

Electrical item not working?

Video connection types

Monitor connection types – VGA, DVI and HDMI

Windows key

Protect your PC when you leave it !

Micro SD card reader

Reading memory cards

font spacing 1

Making text clearer in Word

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    • Hi,

      Thanks for the feedback.

      Yes I do have a contact form on the “Computer questions” page. The “About Julia” page also contains my email address (which is a link) and a link to the abovementioned contact form.

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    • Good evening – I am a freelancer who has been supporting users of MS Windows and Office for many years, including within a small business networked environment where I was also responsible for all the office equipment including the telecommunications, but also looking after home computer users, many of whom use it to run a business. I do hope you are enjoying reading this website. Regards, Julia

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