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Mairin's Journal

Mairin's Journal

Last Post 1 day 11 hours ago

New toy acquired

31 December 2009 00:24:00

I acquired a new laptop today (the old one simply stopped and would not turn on).  I spent a couple of hours today setting everything up.  Tonight, I brought it downstairs and to my delight, it continued to get the broadband signal.  So, I have spent the last few hours with this on my knees, a DVD in the tv, having a read of past journals I had missed.  Oh, what fun! 

Gardening wise - nothing - too cold, wet and miserable.  The wind is howling down the chimney and I am both too busy (!) and too lazy to get up to put more fuel on the fire.  Judging on the forecast, there will not be anything done in it for another 10 days or so.  The only good thing about this weather is that if you have a place were the wet clothes can be put under cover, there is great drying with the wind!

 


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Rachel Rachel 31 December 2009 01:32:53

We'll be expecting to hear much more from you so : )


Jacinta Jacinta 31 December 2009 06:32:32

Its not a good idea with it on your knee too often, Mairin. With my old one, your man told me that they need ventilation underneath, so they can cool down. The 'motherboard' burned out, which is like the engine of the computer. But in saying that, I only used mine on my lap once. I was just unfortunate.  But well done on your new purchase. Yea we hope to see you on this more now.


fran m fran m 31 December 2009 08:10:24

You can get laptop cushions that sit on your lap and have a flat plastic top, also the laptop is at a move comfortable level etc. They cost max of €10. I get mine in Ikea for €5 on a special, only decent thing out of that trip ;-))


Myrtle Myrtle 31 December 2009 09:34:08

Well done! laptops are great mine sits on the end of the living room table most of the time and I keep up with it constantly!


Lìga Lìga 31 December 2009 10:20:26

I have same like to Myrtle,laptop on desk,in living room.Now you mobile girl Maureen:)))


Johnplotman Johnplotman 31 December 2009 16:09:21

Good luck with your new purchase Mairin,and have a great New Year.


spider spider 31 December 2009 19:50:15

Congratulations on your new purchase, may it bring you hours of happiness


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