"Michael McNeil" wrote
| > Binary files like pictures have no place on a newsgroup like uk.d-i-y
| Tell me, how do you put pictures on this newsgroup? For some
| unexplicable reason I had assumed it impossible. Typical of me, I am a
| genetically unmodifiable newbie.
It isn't possible if you're using the Google web-based service.
If you use a newsreader like Outlook Express  then you can send a picture
with a posting in a similar way to sending a picture with a mail message as
But you shouldn't. The uk.* news hierachy is a plain-text only environment -
no HTML, no pics or other 'binaries'.
 Which many people do not consider to be a 'real' newsreader, but it
serves as an example.