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  1. Ruth Mills

    A massive thank you to you all!

    I haven't been on here for ages, but really wanted to say thank you to everyone on here for all the help you've given me towards my gender transition - where I am now working in my dream job as a woman - something I would not have thought possible a few years ago! I've met so many lovely people...
  2. Ruth Mills

    Transgender hair styles

    As some of you may already know, I've now officially changed my name by deed poll to Mrs Ruth Donna Mills, and am working towards living and working as Ruth full time. However, one issue I still need to work on is my hair. I've unfortunately already got a fairly high forehead due to (in my...
  3. Ruth Mills

    EPIC FAIL - Manchester City Council Roadworks Planning

    Mancunian Way shut ALL DAY until 8 pm! If you are going to the beauty show - TAKE THE TRAIN! Now we all know who should be first in line for the sack when George Osborne's cuts start to bite!
  4. Ruth Mills

    Areola Tattooing in West Midlands?

    Hi, just wondering if anyone knew of any salon geeks who offer areola tattooing in the West Midlands or within reasonable travelling distance of Shropshire? Am looking to get my areolas re-done; I got them done originally as a model on a training course, but they're fading a bit now, and one...
  5. Ruth Mills

    Speeding Pope

    The Pope had just finished a tour of the Britain and was taking a limousine to the airport. Having never driven a limo, he asked the chauffeur if he could drive for a while. Well, the chauffeur didn't have much of a choice, so the chauffeur climbs in the back of the limo and the Pope takes the...
  6. Ruth Mills

    Website Domain Name Transfers

    This might come in useful for people who have .co.uk domain names registered in their own name and want to move their domain name to a different company, but have been quoted a ludicrous amount of money by their current web company (e.g. £100) for moving the domain name across... If ever you...
  7. Ruth Mills

    How to get your business on the map that appears on the top of a Google search

    Here's a bit of info that might help people with websites and save you getting ripped off by the "dodgy" search engine optimisation companies that have the annoying habit of cold-calling you and blinding you with their usual spiel about keywords and whatnot... To get your business to appear...
  8. Ruth Mills

    New uses for a spray tan tent???

    Anyone just see The One Show? They had a spray tan tent as a "Giggle Booth" where they were playing recordings of people giggling on headphones to people...
  9. Ruth Mills

    Swine flu vaccine

    Just wondered what peoples views on the swine flu vaccine were on here, e.g. whether you'd get it, and whether you were concerned of any potential adverse reactions from having the vaccine? In particular, I've recently read about the possibility of a chemical called squalene being used as an...
  10. Ruth Mills

    The bear and the rabbit...

    Once upon a time there was a frog who lived in a lake all by himself. He had been given special powers by a local witch. One day he finally ventured out of the lake to get his first glimpse of the world outside. The first thing he saw was a bear chasing a rabbit and so he called out to them...
  11. Ruth Mills

    Yes, this is a real packet of sweets that I ate in the office this afternoon!

    I think they're meant to be called "Randoms", but with a couple of folds in the right places and a camera phone...
  12. Ruth Mills

    Do you use a computer with broadband in your salon?

    I'm interested to know how many people who use computers in their salons also have broadband internet on those computers. As I'm wondering whether an online salon management application would be feasible compared to a standard Windows program that you would install off CD or whatever. And if...
  13. Ruth Mills

    What to do if you run out of petrol?

    A man was driving down the road and ran out of petrol. Just at that moment, a bee flew in his window. The bee said, "What seems to be the problem"? "I'm out of petrol." The bee told the man to wait right there and flew away. Minutes later, the man watched as an entire swarm of bees flew to...
  14. Ruth Mills

    Body Painting Accreditation

    Hi, just wondering if anyone knew of a short course that would lead to an accredited qualification in body painting. Having done body painting on an amateur/semi-pro basis for over 8 years now, I want to up the ante to become fully professional this year, and feel that a recognised qualification...
  15. Ruth Mills

    Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery...

    Have just found this web site, Welcome - the domain was registered on the 6th November this year by a lady called Carol Solaas in Georgia in the USA. A very similar idea to my site, Salon Guinea Pig - Find people for practising treatments, training courses, competitions, etc. (I registered the...
  16. Ruth Mills

    SPMU - Sarah Palin's Make-Up???

    Have just read this article on the Daily Mail web site, Lippygate: US election furore as Palin critics say she has tattooed lip-liner | Mail Online - where it alleges that Sarah Palin had permanent lip liner done - seems a bit immaterial to me whether she has or not - but they seem to be making...
  17. Ruth Mills

    Red Debt Collection Services

    Has anyone received a letter from this company concerning an alleged debt that is several years old (they are also known as Lowell Group and Hampton Legal)? Sonia got a letter today which said that she owed T-Mobile nearly £200, but she cancelled her mobile phone contract with them about 7 years...
  18. Ruth Mills

    Anyone on here do Henna?

    I've got an idea for a fancy dress outfit that would work fab with some henna body art, and was wondering if there were any geeks (particularly around the West Midlands) who did henna... I'd be looking to get it done around the 27th August...
  19. Ruth Mills

    Guinea Pigs Needed!!!

    I need guinea pigs to help me test a new web site I am designing for guinea pigs! After seeing how the guinea pig thread was getting to several pages long, I thought it might be a nice idea to design a web site where people could register to be guinea pigs for salon treatments, and people who...
  20. Ruth Mills

    Watermarking Images for websites - please help me test this...

    Hi, following on from several previous threads about geeks wanting to "watermark" images with a copyright message when putting them up on the Web to stop people from stealing them, I've been working on a web site that will let you do just that - hopefully without faffing about with graphics...
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