easier, less complicated, less stressful or harder to include more pressured, more stressful, more hectic, more complex ?
I confess I am not quite Luddite, however, Apps leave me cold and my children telling me two Pokemon were sat in my living room simply generated a suspicious peer at the armchair.
Roughly a hundred years later, yuppies were waving mobile bricks around as the ultimate status symbol and by 2016 phones would be so ubiquitous that some Cities have built text lanes for pedestrians to avoid accident or injury as they wander, transfixed to little screens.
I m of the generation that remembers phoning my Nana and Granda every Sunday, from a pay phone.
I spent my teenage years sitting on the stairs, receiver to my ear, chatting to friends, my Dad poking his head out of the living room, tapping his watch.
In my first year at University, my room in Halls was above the common room, home of the buildings only phone.