Saturday, 14 May 2011

Unplanned absence...


I shan't be blogging for a few days, it looks like - my computer screen broke, and went in to be fixed on Thursday. But now they're saying it could be Wednesday before I get it back...


Doh! Hope they do it soon. You might be forgiving, but my thesis chapter isn't... still, I seem to faff a lot less without my laptop, and get more reading done in bed. Currently loving Shirley Jackson's short stories, fyi.

See you soon...


9 comments:

  1. I thought blogger was broken anyway? Good luck getting it fixed. And with the thesis!

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  2. Do you have backup copies of the thesis on something other than the laptop? A memory stick, a disk, or something else? Good luck with it all.

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  3. Now you know for sure that computers and hammers don't mix! ;) Take your thesis frustrations out on something else :)

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  4. Oh dear! Hope it'll get back to you soon. I get serious withdrawal symptoms when I'm without my laptop! More reading for you though, so it's not all bad :-)

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  5. I always recommend my PhD students draft on paper the "old-fashioned" way. Of course I don't think many take my advice. I note that some of those who completed on-time did however ...

    Good luck with getting it all working again.

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  6. So sorry about the computer! My biggest frustration with technology is that when whatever it happens to be fails, we can drag them out in the backyard and shoot them. I just think there would be something very therapeutic in that... ;)
    And, thank you for the new word. To my knowledge, I've never heard or seen "faff" before.

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  7. That should be "CAN'T" drag them out and shoot them. Mercy, I shouldn't try to talk and type at the same time!

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