Life Through a Lens

Le Croisic, Brittany - Office Mum

Sometimes I hide my phone from myself for an hour, so that I can concentrate on the kids without being distracted. And I have some reasonably strict self-imposed rules about not browsing mindlessly when they're around. But one major weakness is taking photos - and it's for that purpose more than any other, that my ...

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Office Mum: smartphone

Standing in the queue for a sandwich at lunch-time, I notice that everyone is looking at their phones. I don't mean that I just noticed this today - it's the same every day. I stand in the queue, looking at people looking at their phones, wondering idly what they used to do before they had smart-phones. Then I wonder ...