Showing posts from August, 2023

Bloody Nokia!

 I've just sent this to their sales department.  Poor service deserves to be recognised. Dear Nokia Sales, Your support desk suggested that I should contact you to register my complaint. About two weeks ago, I went onto your site to have a look at what phones you now had available since I need to replace my old Nokia S7 plus, and had been happy with it.   I decided on the G42 and tried to order off your web site. I live in Northern Ireland, so was automatically connected to your UK site.   This much is logical, since Northern Ireland is part of the UK, yet after going through the whole order process, the site did not recognise my post code.   No errors or redirect messages showed, and I had to contact support to discover that although I live in the UK, I am supposed to order a phone from your Ireland site.   You could at least notify people of this without them having to go through the whole order process and then contact your help desk! So, I went to the Ireland site, only

Music from the troubles

 My MP3 player has over 1600 songs on it currently, and since I normally listen on random, some songs rarely seem to come up.  A recent selection included 'Zombie' by the Cardigans, a great tune and it is about the Troubles here in the good old messed up province of Northern Ireland.  Thankfully all that violent nonsense is now passing into theory at least.  The lyrics are great as well as the music. "It's the same old theme, since 1916 In your head, in your head, they're still fightin' With their tanks and their bombs and their bombs and their guns In your head, in your head, they are dyin' " I have other songs about this sad and wasteful conflict on the MP3 player.  Particular favourites include Paul Brady's song, 'The Island'. " Now I know us plain folks don't see all the story. And I know this peace and love's just copping out. And I guess these young boys dying in the ditches. Is just what being free is all