Dear Ducan Barkes,
Having just read your weekly column in the Observer I too want to vent my anger at mobile phones and tablets.
A friend came to see me for a coffee one evening and spent ten minutes talking to her boyfriend on her mobile... She was going to meet him an hour later. How rude!
Last night I went to dinner with a friend, and she spent two minutes Skyping her nephew while we were eating our meal. And today I met my cousin for lunch and he spent five minutes on his mobile while we were eating.
Not sure whether people are trying to tell me I’m boring company, but I hate mobiles, like you. Growl!