Helen (heleninwales) wrote,

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Eowyn Challenge -- progress

Walking to Lothlorien

Miles travelled today: 3
Miles travelled so far: 135 (593 from Bag End)
Miles still to go: 327
Percentage complete: 29%

This was just a quick lunchtime walk up and around the lanes behind the college.

In other news...

I can haz Usenet. Demon's news server has gone kaplooey again, so I've given in and subscribed to Indidual.net. It was much easier than I expected to change the news server over in the Turnpike settings and it seems to download much faster Demon news. At 7.99 UK pounds for a whole year, I don't think it's going to break the bank. Also it will have the advantage of giving me Usenet access via the Eee when I'm away from home. The Demon news is only accessible when connecting via Demon. This was OK in the days when logging on away from home meant plugging the computer into the hotel phone line and using dial-up, but now it would be via wireless broadband and the Demon news wouldn't be available.

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