Well Connected

It seems more like like three months rather than the three weeks that we have been without our Internet connection at the new house.  Good old Manx Telecom.  They used to be a well respected company, known for their efficiency and innovation, however, after being bought and sold between various private equity companies a few times, standards appear to have dropped.  I am told that the broadband/ internet division has now been outsourced to a third party, hence, when we requested the transfer of our service to the new address the landline was done on the day of the move but we have had to wait three weeks for our Internet connection.  

My mobile 'phone is a basic pay-as-you-go with very limited data allowance, which I was carefully saving for important emails and messages only, so casual browsing has been foresworn.

Mind you, we have been so busy with the house move that there was little time left over for the luxury of online chats and suchlike.  

I have missed Blogland and am now trying to catch up with some of your blogs.  I may take some photos soon and share them on here. You have been warned!


32 comments:

  1. Good to see you back blog writing JayCee. Happy new year to you.

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    1. Thanks Dave, and a very Happy New Year to you too, over the choppy water x

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  2. Welcome back…you have been missed. Hope your leg is healing well and didn’t get knocked during the movie and setting up house
    Take care
    Cathy

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    1. Thank you Cathy. The leg has healed really well. Stitches out and bruising almost disappeared. Just the results to wait for now.

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  3. You're back, you're back!!!! You're warning us that we might see pictures? We're a rowdy bunch here. We're DEMANDING them.

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    1. Oh dear. Be careful what you wish for Debby.

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  4. Please don't include any photos of Lord Peregrine in his leather posing pouch.

    Welcome back JayCee... she was lost but is found again!

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    1. Damn. I'll have to delete that particular photo then, YP.
      It is good to be back. I have missed everyone.

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  5. Back to the days of not getting anything done because of the distractions of the internet.

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    1. Ah yes. It has started already. No dusting or mopping done yet today.

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  6. Welcome back and happy new internet... oh um year. Who needs to be dusting and mopping when you could be scouring social media?

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    1. It is a tough choice right enough, Tigger.

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  7. Best wishes in your new home and happy new year.

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    1. Thank you Weaver. Wishing you a healthy and happy 2022.

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  8. So glad you are back, JayCee! I have missed you and have been waiting impatiently for the photos of your new home! Happy New Year to you! Best wishes for a year filled with good health and fun adventures!

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    1. Happy New Year to you too, Ellen. I am certainly looking forward to more fun this year.

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  9. Good to see you back online. All I had to read was that your internet service was bought out by "private equity" to understand the decline in service. It's too often the death-knell of a business. Almost always mean a downgrade of quality as PE sucks out as much money as possible while leaving the dregs for the customer.

    But enough of that..hoping the healing of the leg and the moving in to the new place are going well. Take care. Looking forward to more photos (truly!).

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    1. We are getting there slowly, although some things seem to have disappeared completely during the move, never to be found again!

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  10. Yay …. You’re back. Hope you are both settling in well and enjoying your amazing home. XXXX

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    1. Thanks Jackie XXX I am loving the new house, P is still not too keen. I am hoping he will start to mellow soon.

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  11. Nice to see you back JayCee and hope being "WELL CONNECTED" will continue!
    Looking forward to more photos of your beautiful new residence - and hope news of your surgery outcome will be really good.
    Happy New Year to you and your family.
    Mary in NC

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    1. Thanks Mary, and a very Happy New Year to you too x

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  12. Nice to be reading you again. All the best

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  13. Finding the balance between real life and Blogland life is not always easy in my experience. Good luck.

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    1. Ah well, at least if things go wrong in Blogland I can always switch off. That's not so easy in real life.

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  14. Welcome back and I hope you're feeling better and enjoying your new home. x

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  15. 21st C problems. We are all now internet junkies!

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    1. It has become essential these days for banking and household accounting purposes too. Most things seem to be done online now.

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  16. Glad that you are finally back with us..please please can we have some photos of your new home! Happy New Year. x

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    1. Happy New Year to you too Frances. May it be a good one for all of us. x

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