Tales From the City- no telly! The experiement begins!

(c)susansheldonnolenWeek One or what oh what have I done?

The great experiment begins. The internet is shut off at the house. The telly has gone to an old age pensioner. The television license not paid.  A new  battery for the old Roberts Radio.  The work begins. Building works and a few touch ups here and there to an old house.

I am getting worried though. I thought it was a brilliant idea, shut off the internet, why pay for something I won’t be using? After the phone call was made, then the penny dropped. Save money? I won’t save any money by shutting down my internet, I will have to trek down to a café with free wi-fi, or hang out in my friend’s porch to hitch-hike on hers. Why oh why have I done this?

(c)susansheldonnolenIt’s done now. No use sobbing over the proverbial spilt milk. I can ring up and get it all sorted, but I thought, hey let’s give this a try. Can I survive without the constant internet umbilical cord? What will I watch without television or internet downloads? Will all my friends suddenly disappear? Will I be unable to write? Choose a restaurant without it? Stay tuned and wish me luck. I will be uploading posts from your local café!

About susan sheldon nolen

It’s rare to catch me without coffee, a form of camera, or my beloved wire fox terriers. I love the history, the art, and it’s a massive part of my life, as I either paint, write, or get interrupted by my dogs, reminding me of the real world. I hope you enjoy your time here. It’s such a privilege to have readers.
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6 Responses to Tales From the City- no telly! The experiement begins!

  1. crubin says:

    Oh, my. I wouldn’t make it an hour! Good luck!

  2. Good luck Susan…I have heard of people doing this: I would need to move to a remote Scottish island to remove all possibility of cheating….

  3. earlybird says:

    I can manage without tv. I have one but it’s hardly ever on (except for the occasional DVD). So long as I have a radio. I was in meltdown in January when I didn’t have internet – not so much for blogging (I got out of the habit – it was all too hard – and, d’you know what? my life didn’t come to a standstill and I got a lot more done) but for keeping in contact with my kids and friends. I felt as if an arm had been cut off.

    It will nteresting to read how you fare.

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