Tagged: BT

Superfast FTTP is available 7

BT Broadband Ball Ups

As you know, we’ve been struggling with slow broadband here for years now with no real sign of Superfast Broadband coming any time soon. Download speeds are around 2Mbps, Upload speeds a crippling 0.2Mbps. Then, all of a sudden in July we discovered that we could get Fibre to the Property (FTTP). Fibre to the...

Lawn Destruction 0

More Garden Destruction

My poor garden is being dug up yet again – This time courtesy of BT. How many times does one man have to re-seed his lawn.

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Windy Miller!

I’ve just got back from a nice morning windsurf. Nothing too spectacular as my 4.5m sail and little board wasn’t quite big enough so I took some rinsings in the lulls and had one pretty big swim too. On one occasion I had a monster wipeout got rinsed around for a while, held under for...

The Highs and Lows of Customer Service 3

The Highs and Lows of Customer Service

It’s been a frustrating week here in our Simple Life of Luxury. Trying to get through to customer service representatives can be a nightmare. As I mentioned in a previous post, our phone line went down again in exactly the same way that it did at Christmas. We could see the wires hanging off the...

Sant'as Been! 2

Christmas Offline

Sorry for the lack of updates here recently, but we have an excuse. I’d like to say that we decided to go offline for Xmas as a matter of choice as it would be nice now and then to ‘get away from it all’ and have no contact with the outside world. However, that wasn’t...