Yeah, we're not the only place that's had that problem. This approach wouldn't work for us - our place can't be seen from the street.
In other annoyances -
1) Bloke is showing distinct signs of being Not that into me, or possibly, being charitable, just not having time to pursue a relationship right now. I think I'm gonna let this one fade away, unless something unexpected happens. It's a pity, he's a fascinating person.
2) Still no internet connection. Now we need a technician to come and inspect the actual physical connection. Anyone want make a book - personally I'd be betting on having no connection and no telephone at 5pm Friday.