Curbing the Handphone Habit in Bali!


It’s Monday again, so that Bali website reached me this afternoon, often a source of tales worth re-telling.

Today’s choice is this –

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  • Well, no, not that promo offer, though it sounds nice enough.  

But rather THIS!

Bene Italian Kitchen at the Sheraton Bali Resort proclaims “No Phone Fridays” with food discounts of 50% if you’re prepared to leave your phone at the door.   http://www.balidiscovery.com..

Do any Jakarta restos have this sort of thing?

I’m moved to ask because wherever I go to eat out, except my humble warteg, there are always TONS of bores blattering away on their hand-phones instead of enjoying the company of those on either side of or across the table from them. 

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  • Mobile phones are very useful, but it frequently looks as if they are physically joined to the lips or ears of their owners, so permanently are they on display.
  • 000And unlike many of the people one finds sitting close by in Jakarta, they’re not very pretty. 

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She really has nothing to do with this story, but whilst searching for relevant images, I learned that such delights can be acquired as ‘free backgrounds for mobile phones!

http://kellysclarkson.blogspot.com/2011/04/free-backgrounds-for-cell-phones.html

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