Archives / 2007 / November
  • British customer service: Can it get any worse?

    It’s been almost four months since arriving in England. We moved into a flat on the 30th of August. Can I get something as fundamental as a working phone line in that time? No that’s apparently too much to ask for. I’ve received some poor customer in my day but BT takes the cake.

  • Programming WPF

    I arrived home this evening and Karin told me a package had arrived from Chris Sells. Chris had sent me a copy of his latest book entitled Programming WPF. Karin then pointed me to the acknowledgements (clearly she’d examined the package carefully before I arrived home!) where I was pleasantly surprised to find my name in both Ian’s and Chris’s acknowledgements and the following in particular under Chris’s Acknowledgements: