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Every new tech toy sneaks yet another little black snake into the house. So far, efforts to control the cable infestation serve only to make things worse

8th November, 2015
Solutions for dealing with wires mostly involve elaborate structures to conceal them pic: Getty

We have an issue with cables, and it came to a head last weekend when we had teenagers to stay.

As we all sat together watching telly, in walked my husband with a new toy – an audio booster for the telly that, he promised, would transform our listening experience. He unboxed the (predictably giant) contraption, extolling its many virtues.

I barely listened, because I just knew what would come next. And yes, there it...

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