A phone app to solve our rural dilemma?

It’s not what you might think.

According to the Weekend Financial Review, Julia Gillard has an iPad with Words with Friends, an apparently addictive Scrabble-like game.

Come on, fess up. I know many of you out there wake each morning or drift off each night to the frustrated mutterings of “What can you do with a ‘J’?” or “Where did that word come from?” Virginia uses it to keep in touch with our kids, a sort of family social media, but has resisted the temptation to go global.