AboutThe life and thoughts of Freda Marshall, a retired Church of Scotland minister living amongst the mountains and glens of Argyll.
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No sooner do I start blogging again than disaster strikes – the words no-one likes to hear. There is a fault on the line . . . . . . All of a sudden there is little contact with … Continue reading
Do you remember the days long ago when we had a problem with our computers, wi-fi or technological internet kit? We used to phone helplines, spend ages on line, then follow the instructions of seeming gurus, who knew how to … Continue reading
Today has resolved around my computer /imac for a goodly part of the day. It is amazing what can be done online. Paying a bill Checking friends and families on facebook Email Catching up with blogs – enjoying seeing what … Continue reading
To be honest I’m not even sure if paperlessness is a word – I suspect it is not. However, it describes what is happening. Bit by bit companies are snidely sliding towards the cost-saving exercise of arbitrarily deciding that bills … Continue reading
It’s been a strange old week – yet more power cuts. I’m afraid it has led to some grumpiness, more from me than HBTW. I really am grateful for the quality of life we have in Scotland, but not having … Continue reading
Just as a by the by yesterday was my late Father’s birthday. He would have loved all the new technology. May he rest in peace.
Yesterday I was talking about how knitting and crochet calm the soul. As you can see from the photo (excuse the chins!) I am more inclined to be waylaid by technology. And even more so now that I have been … Continue reading
Tens of thousands of BT Broadband customers in Scotland, N. Ireland and the north of England have been without broadband yesterday and into today. What a palaver! First of all the broadband was intermittent yesterday, then at 8pm last night … Continue reading
Search engines have always tended to confuse me. But over the years I have got better at typing in keywords and even phrases or questions, to help me get to the places that will have the information I need. It’s … Continue reading