Saturday 19 August 2017

Mary Kenny: Lessons of 2016

It's been a year many wish to forget, but I've learned a lot in the past 12 months

Mary Kenny, writer and author. Photo: Tony Gavin
Mary Kenny, writer and author. Photo: Tony Gavin
Mary Kenny

Mary Kenny

So, as 2016 enters its last month, I ask myself - what did I learn this year?

I learned how to take photos on my iPad. My daughter-in-law congratulated me. "Well done, Mary!" When it comes to technology, I only learn what I need to know.

There's a lot I don't need to know. I won't need to know about Snapchat, which is - I am told - where you put a photo online and it disappears within a short period of time. Although there is something poetically ephemeral about this.

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