A while ago I showed the depths of my shamelessness by openly asking if readers of this blog would consider donating £1 towards a fund to enable me to buy a laptop. [You can read the original post, along with some reasoning and discussion here
.] Strangely, this morning Clint asked me if there was any news on my attempt to secure the new purchase. It's strange because yesterday afternoon, I became the proud owner of a this beaut on the left
To be honest, I was completely surprised - and a little overwhelmed - by the generosity of you all. Some folks we didn't even know were more than happy to send us a lot
more than the £1 that I'd brazenly asked for. It feels great to know that so many people wanted to support our work here, or simply bless our socks off. (Or did you just want to stop my begging?!) You guys are amazing. Thank you!
On the right, we are enjoying your generosity and expressing our thanks (via the laptop's built-in iSight
I'm so excited to think about some of the things we'll be able to do now, but my wife has already greatly enjoyed one benefit: managing to sleep whilst I was working on a website!