A note by an owner of something that has brought me frustration and joy. A note that may be useful to people being diagnosed later in life, or whose children have found they own it too.
To find out more about why I call *looks both ways* Macbeth The Scottish Play have a read of Shakespeare Sunday 200817.
In a larger way the toddlers in their respective playpen countries use this to their advantage. Imagination is a more powerful tool than fact. It is so easy to play in the minds of those too simple to accept actual facts. To label things as “fake” to help feed that imagination people are too childish to leave.
Before we begin I’m not looking to prove a point. This social experiment came about rather violently- there was at more than one occasion tears. The thing is I’ve had a mobile phone with me for more than half my life. I think I got my first one when I was 11 or 12. The good old brick, Nokia 3310. Now I’m without one- for possibly some time.
People often associate freedom like the Shakespeare quote, being free to roam and do as you please, but actually, it's the opposite. The freedom that we're given is under a multiple of different restrictions. To suppose otherwise would be rather short-sighted.
I’d like to think that people can take a step back, look and realise why he got it wrong, and hopefully end his inclusion on the blooper reels.
The shiny blue card means I now have a Euro denominated bank account in my name. It’s one of the last things about setting up a life in another country. It kind of means I’ve done it.
So what’s so great about Euros anyway? A lot.