Tag Archives: BT

The return of Mr Granite

Being without the Internet has made it impossible to upload any photographs (for reasons far too dull to explain here). I spotted this small tortoiseshell butterfly on the birdbath on Sunday and have been waiting to include it in a … Continue reading

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Welcome home

There’s nothing quite like coming home after a week away. Though not necessarily to an empty house, devoid of wife and poodles and with the temperature set to just above freezing. While not on a par with the time we … Continue reading

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Three’s a charm

I tried to ring mum and dad this morning (like most Tuesday mornings) but, unfortunately and through no fault of their own, they have the number 3 in their phone number. This has never been a problem before but today, … Continue reading

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Ring tone

So, I was quite tired this morning on the train to work and, after Woking, realising I had a double seat to myself, I decided to have a snooze for the rest of the journey. I quite often do this. … Continue reading

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Life before the Internet

It’s happened again! At about 8 o’clock tonight, our broadband stopped working. I was happily trawling through blip, making comments, admiring images when suddenly I couldn’t access anything anymore. At first I thought I’d caught a virus because the browser … Continue reading

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Twinned pairs

It was a plug that had been put in the wrong slot by the engineer on Monday. The engineer who arrived today at about 8:30 found the problem by eliminating everything bit by bit and replacing each bit with another … Continue reading

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And so it goes on

Still without any Internet at home. I was called by the escalated level person yesterday afternoon and was told an engineer would come out on Saturday morning and fix it. Although I told the guy that someone had already ascertained … Continue reading

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South Bank-by-Sea

As I walked across Hungerford Bridge, I was greeted by the unusual sight of a row of beach huts extending alongside the Thames on South Bank. It all looked very summery with miles of bunting and hordes of people taking … Continue reading

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Repetition

I had a wonderful time on the telephone after returning from the shops. In case it’s not obvious, I’m being sarcastic. It happens all the time when I have to ring BT – fortunately not something I’ve had to do … Continue reading

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Super fast dead

Yesterday I had to stay in from 1 to 6, waiting for the man from BT to come and upgrade our Internet connection to the new super fast model. When he did arrive he was more boy than man. He … Continue reading

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