"One morning, when Gregor Samsa woke from troubled dreams, he found himself transformed in his bed into a monstrous vermin....." Franz Kafka.
We were woken at 8:02 this Christmas morning by the telephone ringing downstairs. As my mother is at her home having suffered a broken pelvis following a fall I was immediately transformed from a peaceful contented sleeper to a man of action, and rushed down to answer it.
The phone stopped ringing.
The number following some research appears to be that of the BT text to landline service.
At 8:13 it rang again, and I listened to a message advising me of a credit that would be applied to the bill because we had been without service for 2 days. I can only assume that this may refer to an event some weeks ago when workers installing Cityfibre cables cut through the main phone cable for the entire road.
I cannot call BT billing to check, of course, as everyone is contentedly sleeping or otherwise enjoying the start to Christmas Day.
I might as well start boiling the sprouts, we'll eat in 5 hours.
If it was just an advisory text, I'd imagine that it's just a poorly timed automated text rather than a scam
Thank you for your post and welcome back!
The fact that there was a recent fault on your line and that you were off for a few days does make me believe that this call confirming the credit was genuine. Could definitely have been timed much better though. I am very sorry for disturbing you so early - especially on Christmas morning.
I hope your Mum is on the mend and I wish her a speedy recovery. Enjoy your sprouts later. Personally, they are not for me whatsoever. However, I am frowned upon by most who I say that to haha
Take care and have a great day!
All the best,
Enjoy your sprouts later. Personally, they are not for me whatsoever. However, I am frowned upon by most who I say that to haha
Rightly so, sprouts when cooked right are fantastic, still it means more for others, Merry Christmas everyone 🎄