|Calm sea this morning after Eleanor passed|
But this year I've been held to task ....
... about my Mobile Phone....
I hate the things - or should I say, I hate using them as a phone lol
However, if you want to phone me and you call me on my mobile you have about a 1 in 10 chance of catching me. Because the phone will either be in the other room, be on the charge, be out of charge, be switched off and in the other room, be in the bottom of my handbag ....
My take on it is if you want me urgently phone me at home. If there's no answer then try the mobile because I may actually be out and have it with me. If it's not urgent send me a text or an email and I'll get back to you.
So my new year's resolution is to give in and start gluing the stupid thing to my pocket and keeping it with me at all times.
There's one mailing list that I need to send a newsletter to from time to time - there's about 15 people on it. Last time I had to send it via email, text, messenger and what's app and there was still someone didn't see it!!! I give up.
How do you manage? Do you still have a landline? Does anyone call you on it? I'd love some tips, because I'm losing friends by snapping at them when they say "you're hard to find" and I retort "don't phone me on the mobile!" Oh dear.
Talking of telephones, I read a great book recently by a local Northern Irish writer, Bernie McGill. It's called The Watch House and is set on Rathlin Island when Marconi's men were setting up the first trans Atlantic phone experiments. Great read, well written and very well researched.