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TRISH TAKES FIVE - Crash, bang, wallop, what a picture!

Dougie bought me a brilliant card for our wedding anniversary. A couple are in a restaurant, each looking at their phones while the waiter proffers a dessert menu. "No thanks," replies the woman. "I couldn't take a photo of another thing..."

Ok, I do take the occasional photograph of a meal but I'm always acutely embarrassed, imagining other diners tutting at me. It's bad enough Dougie rolling his eyes, desperate to tuck into his steak and chips but prevented from doing so by me rearranging the plates.

The rise of smartphones has meant taking photos is a breeze. Remember the days when you only had a spool of 24 or, if you could afford it, 36 exposures? Each shot cost money so you couldn't waste a single one. It would be unthinkable to take a photo of your Sunday roast.

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