Time flies — just see how long it takes
For these flies here, without mistakes,
To crawl up to the top of wall
Avoiding any slip or fall.
Although, like spiders on a web
From summit, flow can downward ebb;
No need to climb down back to ground
When one can simply hang around!
This climbing lark is fun, but it is not easy at first to trust oneself to that belay equipment and simply fall backwards after completing the climb. On the first occasion I bottomed out on my bottom — hard! — through over-caution.
I promised to post some of the pics of the family doing their thing, which is why this has been given preference now that I have managed to get my old router back in acti0n. I tried to commission a new one just before our departure for the UK, and totally lost the internet. Thenceforward I have been posting on my Windows phone, with a series of rather poor connections and a certain amount of under-breath cursing.
It is sheer joy to be able to return to my customary verbosity on a full-sized keyboard while viewing my concoction on a monitor with all the glories of cinemascope. Since my return and up until now other things have been intervening like unpacking the ten tons we brought back, seeing friends and family, lawns to be mowed and sundry chores, things to be repaired, and all that jazz.
Soon, with any luck, I may be able to resume my visits to friends on WordPress. Catching up completely will be impossible, so if anyone has posted a particularly rare gem during the past month I should not miss, please point it out to me.