What’s one piece of technology you can’t live without?

I wrote this post as part of WordPress’ Daily Post in January 2011 but thought I’d find it and reblog as I have been without the internet for 3 days! It was finally fixed this morning and I have to say that it was really tough not being able to access the internet. It wasn’t so much that I do a lot of work on it but emails are so much easier to read on the computer screen rather than my phone and my son really is not easy to keep busy without some time on YouTube and BBC iPlayer. Finally, I am going to change my bank statements back from being online statements to paper ones. I print them off anyway and at least if the bank sends them to me I don’t need to be able to get on the internet to get them. I’m also going to keep a better record of my income/expenditure so I know what is in the bank without having to go online to check my balance.

Fi's Mutterings

This is a Daily Post topic and one which is quite hard for me to answer.

If I had been asked this before Christmas I’d have had a long list including a washing machine, mobile phone, telephone, computer, internet, dishwasher, tv… and a couple of years ago it would have included the dryer too. However, the dryer packed up a couple of years ago and we haven’t got round to replacing it yet. Whilst it is annoying to have to put clothes on a couple of airers in the bedroom, and even more annoying when it comes to washing towels and bedding, I still haven’t rushed out to replace the dryer. I seem to prefer to spend my money on other things. Having had the pipe which takes the water to the washing machine burst just before Christmas and not be able to get it fixed for 3 weeks and…

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2 thoughts on “What’s one piece of technology you can’t live without?

    1. fisefton Post author

      I’m not sure how we survived. The only saving grace was that my husband was away so I didn’t have to listen to him stressing because he couldn’t use the internet.

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