Tuesday, 10 May 2011

Scotland bound

The situation at the moment is, I haven't got half the jobs done that I needed to. I have managed to mow the lawn, but I hope we get some rain while I am away because the plants will need watering. I collected the Netbook, then had to make an extra trip to the store because they misinformed me about the dongle. The sales man said I could have a rolling contract for 30 days, to get 5GB, then change it to a pay as you go, because I won't be using it that often. Man on the phone said velly solly, can't do dat, so I had to change it to a pay as you go with 1GB.

I have been playing with it, mighty glad I got a mouse, those pad things are awful, the curser takes an age to move around the screen, whoever invented them wants shooting. Now I find I haven't got a user manual, so I will have to go and get one tomorrow before I leave, not sure if I need one really.

What I did find out is that I have no mobile broadband signal in my house, I have to go down the road and into the next street. Mad isn't it, not that I will need it at home anyway. So for quickness I am posting this from my usual place in my office. I haven't time to take a walk with the Netbook.

In fact I haven't even started packing yet and it's nearly nine o clock, I am hopeless. I 'd better get on with it, or it will be midnight before I get to Edinburgh tomorrow. Catch you later, oh, and bye the way, thanks for the super comments on the previous post.

5 comments:

  1. Really looking forward to reading about your trip

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  2. Have a good trip Ilona, make sure you visit Lindisfarne if you can. The castle provides a beautiful photo shot!

    We will all be looking forward to seeing your photos and hearing your news, which somehow you always make interesting.

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  3. Have a good trip! I am not a lover of the touchpaddy things either.

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  4. have a lovely holiday. I hope the weather stays fine for you
    sue

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  5. Just come across your blog, after seeing you on Superscrimpers and noticed that you post on Money Saving Expert too. Really enjoying reading it. Very inspiring. Thanks.

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