Martin's Life: 'Skyping the sister' in Australia is an all too familiar situation

Another gem from the lads behind Martin’s Life takes on another subject that is close to the hearts of many of us Irish - Skyping a relative living in Australia.

Teaching your parents to do anything on the internet can often be a gruelling task but what can be worse is having them sit by and ask you questions about everything you do online.

When Martin sits down with his parents to skype his sister in Australia, he has to deal with his mother nagging him to get it working faster.

"Isn’t it working at all? Are we out of internet again? You’ve it all used up playing that auld Facebook."

But also has to put up with his father who has the list of all the bad news and people who died to pass on to her.

Naturally, things don’t go according to plan.

Just another day in Martin’s Life.


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