Isn't it annoying when your equipment let's you down, especially when it's your phone or tablet? Your world is cut off from your fingertips.
Fortunately a new official Samsung repair service has started up in Reading. Just turn up with the offending item, take a ticket and await advice/instant repair. I just walked in and was seen straightaway but by the time I left, there was a bit of a queue. Here's the link.
It turns out that my device wasn't charging properly as a piece of wool was stuck inside the socket! How on earth did it get there!
Still an excuse to have a swift dash round Forbury Gardens, which is showing a few signs of Spring plus, of course, a hot chocolate in Carluccio's.