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Two left feet

Yay! The laptop’s fixed. That is, I’ve reinstalled windows, replaced files from backup and reinstalled a bunch of stuff like Dropbox and recovered most passwords. I still have a few bits to replace here and there, but I’m up and running. I went to the solstice party at Rivendell which included a laughter therapy session and a belly dancing class.. It’s a lovely palace, but one of the few downsides…

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My laptop died

Luckily I’ve been able to backup all my personal files and then re-install the operating system so it could have been much worse. It was still time consuming and there’s probably still more to sort out. I hope to post photos tomorrow.

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Sunday photos: Frogs

Last week I found that the pond in a little park in Santa Cruz had quite a lot of frogs in it. Today I finally got back there with my good camera. I’ve admired the Palmeran frog’s golden eyes for years, but today I was irresistibly reminded of grumpy old men.   Somehow I can easily imagine this let yelling at me to “Get off my pond!” What do you…

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Photos of the week: salad

I collected my weekly box of veg from the Casa amarilla in La Ledas, and I got excited about making a salad for lunch. I don’t often get excited about salad, but it looked so fresh and crisp and juicy and tasty! I could almost see the vitamins dancing on top. One of the advantages of salad for lunch is that it doesn’t take long. Apart from the lettuce, rucula,…

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