The CurrCon Java Applet displays prices on this
web page converted with today’s exchange rates into your local international currency,
e.g. Euros, US dollars, Canadian dollars, British Pounds, Indian Rupees…
CurrCon requires an up-to-date browser
and Java version 1.7 or later, preferably 1.8.0_74.
If you can’t see the prices in your local currency,
Troubleshoot. Use Firefox for best results.
Prior to computers, photographers would touch up photos and colourise the using
translucent paints. Tools like Adobe Photoshop, PaintShop Pro allow digitally
touching up photos, but much faster. You can do the same old things — remove
blemishes, wrinkles, get rid of cracks in old photos, but also a whole new set of
transformations, like simulating oil paintings in various styles, posterising etc. My
sister Cynthia is starting up a little Internet business photopainting she calls
Pixel Pixie. You provide
the photo or image and she retouches it for
She and her friends also make cards and bookmarks, or make custom cards and
bookmarks for you. Such a bookmark would make a nice gift for each member of a book
club, decorated with something significant to the club. You can see some of her work
The image above is some of Cynth’s work. That is Torrance Coombs, my
nephew who is a movie actor, best known for playing Thomas Culpeper in
The Tutors miniseries.