Charge of the fight brigade

Webuser|February 05 - 28, 2020

Charge of the fight brigade
Barry Collins is tired of waking up to rows over unplugged devices
Barry Collins

The peace in our house is broken at around 7am every morning. That’s the time someone gets up to discover the phone/tablet/ headphones/Kindle/another battery-powered device they left to charge overnight was gazumped by somebody else. And hell hath no fury like a teenager forced to go to school with a flat iPhone.

The lack of power sockets in our house has reached crisis level. I keep expecting Bob Geldof to turn up and launch a charity single, because it’s an absolute power famine. We’ve got so many multi-plug adapters, I’m surprised we’ve not been grassed up to the National Grid, yet there’s still a bunfight for spare sockets every evening.


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February 05 - 28, 2020