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First Click: The computer is your servant

Joanna Strangwayes-Booth, 69, from Kettlestone in Norfolk, is about to launch an internet blog.

Having used a computer since her thirties she wants to encourage the older generation to get online.

"The computer is your servant and not your master," said Joanna. "It really is one of the most useful tools ever created."

To find a beginners' courses for computers and the internet near you, call the BBC First Click advice line on 08000 150 950.

Calls are free from most landlines. Some networks and mobile operators will charge for these calls.

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