Now I can't even comment on my own blog!
Thank you, Emerging Writer for your useful comments. The only way I can reply to you is to write a new post. I have done a bit of Googling since and find I am not alone and also that it may be a problem for many people who use Blogger.
I use Chrome. I have just tried to download Internet Explorer which seems to have disappeared from my PC but I can't find a version to download that's compatible with Windows XP. Sigh.
Basically, I have enough trouble with real-life problems without adding more at the moment. As I've said before, it's hardly important - just mildly irritating,
I could easily end up one of those people who opt out of the 20th, let alone the 21st, century, At present, it's looking very appealing! I might even wear a bustle.