Editor’s note

2018-12-13 06:02

STAGE two load shedding has only just begun and I’m sure many of us are already fuming in frustration. Over the weekend, one of the mobile networks was down for two hours, and it seemed like life came to a standstill. We have a gate that is cellphone operated, so you can imagine the chaos.

I was late for an appointment, we had visitors coming over who could not get in, we had to change sim cards…it was a mad frenzy! It makes me wonder, how have we become so dependent on technology? As an avid reader and writer, I have always been one to opt for a book and day at the park over a cellphone, yet even I am finding myself at a loss when technology fails of late. How did human beings function before electricity, before the Internet and before 3D movies?

Here’s to challenging times ahead, as South Africa bears the brunt of Eskom’s downfalls. May the force be with you! Air your grievances and make your voice heard by sending a letter to the editor. We welcome all feedback.

Happy reading.

Nazreen

nazreen.rasool@media24.com

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