Television and the Internet are fantastic. They are a great way to keep in touch with what is going on in the world and a wonderful way to switch off from real life, to relax and lose yourself in an endless world of entertainment. The Internet in particular offers a never-ending, ever-growing, round-the-clock source of information and entertainment and computer games are also a hugely popular competitor for your screen time.

For the less mobile, television and the Internet are a lifeline, a way of staying connected, active and involved. However, if you allow them these media are potentially the biggest time thieves of all and the trainee Time Master's worst enemy!

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