Well-known Christchurch identity Reg Garters sent me the enclosed set of photos, some I’ve seen before.
The cell-phone addiction is now a major issue, leading as it has to spell-binding stupidity. Fortunately, there’s action being taken as governments and individual schools increasingly are banning them.
The latest such report was from Ireland in which a small town’s parents met and all agreed not to allow their off-spring one until they’re 15. This overcame the problem of being a cell-phone pariah.
Mind you, in an ideal world, only 70 year olds should own them. The boost to efficiency would be enormous.