Showing posts from February, 2001

Laptop trashed

Imagine the scene - an almost 2 year old toddler finds himself alone in the
bedroom where the notebook computer is kept. The lid is open, 'I have a
chance to play with it', he thinks! 'There is a glass of water sitting
beside the bed, lets bring that over as well. Hummmm... how do you turn
this on, this button here? It worked, it's coming on! I wonder what will
happen if I pour this water over it....'

This was the scene Eileen walked into yesterday. Eiljah was standing on a
chair with an empty cup in his hand, he had just poured it over the computer
he had turned on. Eileen saw the screen go blank and then it was dead. So
our computer is broken. As a result it's unlikely you will receive a paper
version of TrewNews this month. Its good we are still to be able to send and
receive mail from one of the school computers, but we won't be able to talk
to any of you over the computer. We are looking to shipping it home for
repair, or buying a new one here - it's going to b…