Which do you prefer, the typewriter or the keyboard?

You may have owned an old-fashioned typewriter in the past. As a child, I remember the thrill of finding one in a museum or during a stately home visit and enjoying the noise and sensation as I pressed down the keys and ting of the bell after a carriage return.   Any writers portrayed in…

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How to beat those January Blues, from the Type IT! Team

  Christmas seems to have flown by far too fast.   One minute we are all admiring the Christmas lights in the street and feeling nostalgic, going for Christmas strolls and watching those feel-good films and even dare I say, singing and jigging to Christmas songs in the supermarket and the next minute, the tree is…

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How can we start the New Year in the right way?

It’s happened again. All those plans to be “good” over New Year and yet, things seem to have rather gone out of the window. But don’t feel bad; I think after the last year, with longer working hours and stressful uncertainty, that we all needed a bit of time out and time to relax.  …

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How do you get a good night’s sleep?

With the pandemic in our minds along with work and family life, anxiety (or the menopause!) it is hard to switch off sometimes and get a good night’s sleep.   So how can you get a good night’s sleep?   Try to keep a consistent bedtime during the week and weekends.   At weekends, try not to…

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Ways to make Christmas easier from Type IT!

Ways to make Christmas easier                 If you are juggling work and home life and haven’t quite got round to those presents yet, how can you make Christmas easier?   Here are a few tips from Type IT! to help you on your way.   1. Instead of writing…

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12 days until Christmas, prepare to touch type tips

What should you be thinking about before you learn to touch-type?       1. Take stock of where you are and what your typing speed is. You can do this by taking our typing challenge. Feel free to try and compete against your friends and family! Typing Test Competition – How Fast Can You…

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Top 10 Benefits of Touch Typing

  Top 10 Benefits of Touch Typing   Speed – being able to touch type is so useful as work can be completed more quickly without having to hunt and peck for the keys. An early start in touch typing can really help to get through work more quickly.   Accuracy – learning to touch…

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Xmas Holiday one-week intensive touch-typing class for age 9+

Xmas Holiday one-week intensive touch-typing class for age 9+ 20th-24th December Join our friendly team of tutors live in our virtual zoom centre from Monday 20th-Friday 24th December from 9am- 11am. We will pack a whole lot of typing action into our week and we will have your child typing (without looking!) in no time…

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Need some help to de-stress your life?

With stress awareness week just behind us, here are some simple ways to destress and unwind. Work When you are at work, make sure you take a lunch break and breaks throughout the day.   Everyone needs to take a break. Rather than eat lunch at your desk, weather provided, it might be nice to take…

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