Another sign personal responsibility is a thing of the past, this one related to the ubiquity of the mobile phone. It’s an all-purpose privacy invader, child entertainer, burglar inviter, memory enhancer, space invader. In short, it’s contributing to the decline of civilised society.

A post on my favourite medium-traffic low-visibility social network reminded me of the number of times the mobile hasn’t been my friend. The easiest way to do this is via the magic of a list.

A rant, actually.


I think it’s time to have a go at composing part 6 of my Maker’s Mark whiskey review series. (Surprisingly catharsis none while writing the preceding necessarily-incomplete diatribe.)