Derek Peden

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My parent’s are just away with my niece. “A” (11) was bitterly complaining that her phone, her mum’s old iPhone SE doesn’t keep a charge. I did point out the things I would have done for an iPhone when I was 11 but that didn’t make any difference.

So I gave her one of my portable batteries away with her and that I’d get it back from her this weekend. Once they were out the door I ordered her a new battery. She’ll have to wait till she’s all of 12 for a new iPhone.

Like every generation before her she’s no idea how lucky she is.