We have had a one or two short sharp showers over the last day or so. Absolutely wonderful for the garden and relief from the tremendous heat we've been experiencing lately but it plays havoc with the telephone line and our connection to the internet. I end up having a race to see if I can catch up with my new 'bloggie friends', download stuff, catch up with Facebook friends - all before I get cut off.
I have had two people on the phone recently to ask what our problem is. The first chap was not at all helpful and didn't seem to understand what I was getting at when I explained that when it rains, the water gets inside the little box (which is apparently rusted inside) on top of the telephone pole and then ... poof ! .. off goes the phone line and the internet. I also explained that it has been reported many times, from 5 months ago to now, and we really really need it fixed .. please !!!
He said he would pass the complaint on. Then the other day, another chappie phoned to ask what our complaint was - which actually is a good sign (!) because the first chappie from a few days ago must have passed on the complaint. Do you think we are getting somewhere at last !!
I duly told him the whole story and he said he would send someone ..... and .... we are still waiting!!Today ... it's been raining off and on ... and I am having a 'grand time' with that 'little box' !!