Sunday, January 18, 2009

New laptop!

I haven't disappeared. I've been trying to buy a new laptop and finally succeeded on the third attempt, after spending a week with a fraud alert on my bank account (as the Man at the Bank said on the phone, "you don't normally spend several hundred pounds with Dell computers, so it looked like suspicious activity"!!) Presumably if I bought a new laptop every month it would have been fine...

Then there were a few problems with my bank address (home) not matching my delivery address (work) but finally Claudius (the new laptop) arrived on Friday! I am half swopped over from Caligula (the old laptop), as I haven't had time yet to sit down and sort out which files are going where, or install the software for my printer, phone and scanner, but soon I will be embarking on a wonderful new world of being able to access my email and Flickr at home, able to post pics onto Ravelry without everything crashing and other similar exciting activities.

I'm waiting for a swop parcel to make its way across the Atlantic to its recipient before I post pics of the finished item(s) so I'll leave you with pics of the two wash mitts I made as Christmas presents:



6 comments:

Kat said...

I love these washmitts! I think I'll make some for xmas next year too!

Nic said...

Horrah for the new laptop!! I need one but am trying to save money. In the meantime I have to use Michaels computer and have my stuff moved around when he decides he needs to 'organise'!
Those mitts are cool. I might have to make some too, good use of stash peaches and creme ;)
xx

acrylik said...

Yay! Great news on the new laptop! Hope it doesn't take too long to get everything sorted out - installing everything all over again is always the worst bit, I find.

Love your wash mitts, what a great idea. Would be brilliant for using up odds and ends of yarn too.

dotsandyarn said...

From Caligula to Claudius - hmm what is the next one going to be called Nero?

Anonymous said...

Hooray! This answers my question.
I am so excited about your new laptop. Have fun, and see you zooming along on the internet soon,
Michele Mc Monkey

Mary Anne said...

Congrats on the new laptop! I love the name of the old and the new one. Your washmitts are so cute.