Cymysgedd

We had a week away to recharge batteries and relax for a bit, during our week away we managed a few trips to see new sights and wander for a while in the woods. In the end we visited Staward Gorge which we had driven past numerous times but never stopped at, we walked around for a while in the First of Ae which Hugo really enjoyed πŸ˜‰ We drove down the top of the Cumbrian Coast wandering down to see the monument to Edward I (Longshanks) who died at…

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Well then…

A few days ago I noticed my website was no longer online, at first I thought they were doing work on the server or they had issues of some sort. Then I noticed that it was only my website which was missing, or more precisely the directory where my website usually resided was no longer there. After a mild session of cursing and some rather colourful language I did some digging. Not only was the directory missing but all the logs which I’d normally trawl through to see who had…

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With a nod to Mr Morris…

…and a few others πŸ˜‰ For a while I’ve been looking for a reading chair, somewhere to sit away from distractions, where I can pull a good book from the shelf and sit back and just read. We searched all the usual places, and we searched a few unusual places. Then we hit the internet and searched there for suitable chairs, we didn’t find anything modern that fit the bill. Then we struck on the idea of a William Morris inspired chair, we refined our search and found nothing really…

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Are we on dial up again?

Well, no we’re not, we’ve been on broadband for years, but sadly the performance for us is never quite what the companies advertise and you get the feeling at times you’re back on dial up. So the other day I set the computer up to stream Formula 1 live via BT Broadband, now the thing with F1 is you don’t really want to miss bits, nor do you want the stream to pause every minute or so while the stream buffers again and again. Sadly this is what happened. Every…

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