It’s an occupational hazard on a cruise these days. You just can’t get away from people with mobile phones surgically attached to their hands, so it’s really refreshing to meet someone of, shall we say, more advanced years whose phone isn’t an appendage. In fact it turns out to be anything but!
He was actually a very pleasant chap, he just had this tendency to misplace things. Like his phone. The first couple of times it wasn’t a problem, but finally he lost it somewhere between the town and the ship which caused a bit of consternation – especially as it was a rather expensive iPhone. At least that’s where we think he lost it having arrived late for dinner after turning the cabin inside out.
Still, this was at least an improvement on his previous encounter of the telephonic type when he put it in his back pocket and then went so a swim. All attempts to revive said phone only seemed to result in it going ‘glug’
Anyhow he got away with it my offsetting his wife’s anger against her flushing his false teeth down the toilet the previous week…