My thanks to fastfwd for sending me an invite code for Dreamwidth. (I'm typing this post on Dreamwidth as we speak... so to speak!)
I've ticked all of the boxes to import my previous entries from my livejournal account to Dreamwidth, but it looks like the embedded links didn't survive the journey.
So for my first test, I shall embed a link on my new Dreamwidth page and see if it survives the journey back to livejournal.
For my test link, here's a lovely animated film by Trevor Hardy: