Taking on technology – the saga continues

DIY Woman has now fixed her internet problems…and this time it’s personal.

Wifi extender and friend

With a little (a very little help) from Orange France, a wi-fi extender (not at all like seafood extender) and the National Australia Bank, your intrepid correspondent has prevailed over the technology that’s been out to get her from Day One. Not that she’s paranoid: she’s just very, very tired.

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DIY woman takes on technology…and wins

It’s once more into the breach for DIY head girl. And here is my absolute most brilliant bit of DIY ever. The neighbours at Seuilly

It happened just this afternoon in Seuilly. Yes that’s Seuilly. France. Two days ago I moved from one slice of French paradise to another just five minutes down the road. My current abode is a light-filled self-contained apartment off the beaten track with a view to die for and a cute little bakery van that drops in twice a week with a fresh baguette.It is the perfect setting for a runaway writer except for just one thing: no wifi…

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