One ear listening in to one of the headphones and the other to the other, she pressed Mac's on button. Nothing seemed to be happening.
'Ah', she thought, 'it's out of juice, needs charging.' The way Rufus reconfigured Mac was to use an existing standard smartphone charger. She switched on at the mains. It started to hum and she detected odd noises in each ear, but couldn't work them out so took off the headphones.
'Phil can fix it later. He knows this kind of stuff', she thought.
Phil was her new boyfriend, a toyboy. He was coming round later.
Neville Hunt about 6 years ago
Sorry for the wait, here's a batch of new drabbles.