Time has moved on….
‘Mum, what’s this movie’
‘It’s The Matrix Miss L, and you’re too little to see it’
“Too much violence, but I think you’ll like the story when you’re older’
‘What’s it about then?’
‘Well there is a big computer running a programme called The Matrix, and it’s tricked people into thinking it’s Real Life. People use telephone lines to dial in and out of the computer system to travel between real life and The Matrix’
‘I don’t understand?’
‘You don’t understand what, sweetie?’
‘Dial up, what’s that?’
I explain the concept of dial up internet and using a computer constantly attached to a phone line….
‘You used WHAT?? HA HA HA HA HA’ Child runs off laughing at the ‘olden times’