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Friends indeed

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True to current trends, much of the information my mind accepts and regurgitates each day comes from social networks. 

I still try to read as much on paper as I can — books, magazines and newspapers — but I'm finding the instant gratification offered by my smartphone often means I'm spending too much of my time scrolling up and down its 5.7-inch screen.

I also now know why newspapers keep piling up on my coffee table at home. I keep them when I haven't had a chance to go through each page in detail, planning to go back when I have the time and inclination. I almost always end up throwing them out in the end, yellowed and faded and dusty.

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