No more mobile?

Just to warn my regular readers that I am seriously contemplating the bold step of jettisoning my mobile phone. That’s right, I’m going ‘to throw it overboard’ (from the dictionary definition of ‘jettison’), and not just because it is too heavy or too expensive!

If McCluhan is right and the medium is the message, then mobile phones say something about friendship and communication that I find a bit troubling.

Furthermore, our technologies shape the way we live. And I feel I have become too dependent on mine.

Watch this space to find out what happens next…