This week Peter Jenkinson wonders if kids could be over-indulging in digital.
My love affair with digital began back in the dot com boom (and bust) of the late nineties.
Back then, standard internet was my only mistress. Now I’m polygamous and my firstlove.com has to share me with my smartphone and apps, social media, video games and many others.
But oh, my multiple digital sweethearts. I have a confession to make: I cheated on you last weekend.
Who is she? Well, she is quite old, but has lost none of her appeal. In fact, I actually think she is going to become a pin-up this year – It’s Ms. Low Tech, and what great shape she’s in.
This fascination with more basic pursuits occurred during the annual pilgrimage to my hometown, Blackpool. Although I have to be constantly ‘connected’ to make a living, I decided to spend the Easter long weekend offline...