Lots of things to write about since the last posting on August 25th – another Orieladelphians dinner, a replacement cooker, more surfing, for example – but two things have conspired to inhibit me from actually writing them.
First, my laptop developed sloth-like, not to say glacial, tendencies: click on <Word>, five minutes later Word opens. Click on <File>, five minutes later the File options deign to show up. Diagnosed as faulty hard drive. So I’m having to use the old PC in the hall instead, which means I’m not doing nearly as much.
Secondly, I have had my shoulder operation and it hurts and I’m on painkillers. It will get better eventually, but for the moment anything more than a few lines typing and a few clicks on the mouse is painful and I have to stop