If you go to the Discussion Boards – Questions and Answers board/Handwriting you will see help regarding faint pages. Part of this message:
“... I am using Windows 7, using Chrome. If you use CHROME you can apply an Extension to Chrome called 'Sheen'. This has enabled me to read some of the diary page, by applying the visual filter option by adjusting the Sepia control bar - then really Zooming in. Just go to the following site and enable 'Sheen'. chrome://extensions/?id=mopkplcglehjfbedbngcglkmajhflnjk Hope this can help other people. I must mention that a long time ago, I am sure someone mentioned this site on the talk page...”
PS See also The Mess Hall Board/Useful Tips.By the way I am now using Windows 10 and Chrome.