September 12th, 2009

View from study (sunny)

Out and about in South Wales

I am in Caerleon once again. It's graduation day for some of G's BA Education students, so he has come along to represent the college and generally join in the celebration. He could probably have got a ticket for me too, but I declined, having done one Ceremony With Robes this year already.Instead, I said I'd just walk down into Caerleon and say hello to the Romann amphitheatre and barracks. Collapse )

But other than the frustration of not being able to upload the photo I took, Eee plus dongle seems like a very useful combination. The Eee happily read the camera's memory card and once I've persuaded Vodafone that I'm an adult and therefore can be safely let loose with pictorial content, I should be able to do most of the things I do on the PC. Unfortunately, I'll have to wait until I get back home to sort out the age thing as I need to PC to access the software that came with the dongle. I have no way of accessing it's details on the Eee. But I'm sure I can get it sorted out for next time I go away. Better to discover it now when it didn't matter!

Anyway, I had a very pleasant afternoon sitting in the sun and reading The Lost Stradivarus by John Meade Faulkner. On the way back towards the University campus, I stopped and had a cup of tea and tiny rhubarb crumble at a pleasant cafe with outdoor tables with sunshades and a resident tabby cat!

We're staying overnight just outside Merthyr Tydfil and hope to explore some waterfalls tomorrow.