Victor has been travelling overseas, again, and returned home via Hong Kong and found himself right in the middle of the protest that went on for a week or so. I quipped a comment to his blog post, I thought all the students would go home once their mobile phone batteries went flat. Victor informed me that Hong Kong has public charging points for mobile phones. What a great idea.
Old men like moi religiously ensure all their devices remain charged. Sorry, flat battery, is not something you will hear from me. Not so my niece the last time she stayed. Firstly she forgot her charger and then we realised her phone was the same as ours and she could charge it here. Did she put it on overnight charge? No, she took it to bed and it was flat in the morning when she needed it. A ten minute charge got it going again and usable , until it again went flat some hours later.
Well so apparently does London have public charging points, solar powered. They have been turning redundant red phone call boxes into useful green phone recharging boxes. Our gubbermint has gotten rid of all our red phone boxes. Not happy. Maybe there are a couple left somewhere in Australia. Take a look at the London effort.