Friday 20 October 2017

Comment: Why you should pick up the phone and call people in a world filled with WhatsApps and emojis

Studies have shown that smartphone attachment can cause significant problems. Stock image
Studies have shown that smartphone attachment can cause significant problems. Stock image
Kirsty Blake Knox

Kirsty Blake Knox

When I was eight, my sister and I discovered the source of true happiness.

It was there on the TV, in the corner of Clarissa Darling's ginormous bedroom; a multi-coloured, see-through phone.

In 90s hit show Clarissa Explains it All, Melissa Joan Hart would pick it up and natter away before slamming it down.

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