Just a quick note to say the blog is in transition from Vodafone to Smart Telecom at the moment and, as seems to be the way of it these days, connecting is proving troublesome.
It seems my nearest phone exchange is over 5km away, and the line consists of copper wire mined by destitute Victorian urchins. Its installation was, I'll wager, overseen by Alexander Graham Bell himself (left).
Until now, I had no connection whatsover since Monday, when Vodafone cut off the old one, hence the lack of posts and delays in getting comments up. Now I have a shiny new modem from Smart (received a few hours ago), so let's see how this goes.
I can't describe how frustrating this malarkey is, especially as there are so many good blogging subjects out there at the moment... the hysterical reactions to Enda Kenny's "people went mad during the boom" statement being one. ENDA TELLS THE TRUTH SHOCK! Facing reality, you see, has never been popular in Ireland.
But that's another story. In the meantime, we'll have a look at this new connection and see how we go.
Thanks for your patience.
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