Patience the answer to frustration

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There’s a problem with my outdated debit card and shop owners in town know it well.

When I buy bread, milk and sundries, and bring out the blue card, everybody braces for the inevitable ‘offline’ signal, or ‘declined’ message, or, as happens more frequently now, “please wait”...

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