I am in the kitchen now, the phone on speaker as I get myself a drink. There’s a can of beer and week-old takeout in the fridge. I crack open the can, hoping the satisfying pop-then-hiss goes unnoticed. It does. She talks and I drink. “Are you listening to me?” I allow myself the satisfaction […]

The impact of anti-social networking on life in the fast lane

I was re-watching a movie the other day, which I had really loved a generation ago and I couldn’t be bothered after about 20 minutes. It was just too slow. The pace of culture must have changed or something.  My wife had already given up on her allegedly once favourite film, but left it to […]