To Dumb Phone, or Not to Dumb Phone?

Welcome to one of my largest inner quarrels. I’ve been wanting to write this blog post for a while now, because recently been thinking a lot about my relationship with social media, the internet, my creativity and my phone (perhaps prompted by a Cambridge based Analytical company). So, here’s the long and short of it: I think I have a phone addiction Not surprising, honestly. Most people my age do. Think about it, when was the last time you turned off your phone? Not put it on vibrate, or silent, or do-not-disturb, I mean, actually turn it off. I did it last night, before that, I honestly couldn’t tell you. I’m not sure I’ve ever turned this phone off since I got my new one last year. Phones have this sense of urgency to them, that if you were to turn them off, something might happen, and you won’t know about…

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