What have we become?


So I’m in a coffee bar, reading something suitably pretentious on my equally pretentious new ipad, both of which are de rigueur for the modern
twenty-something bachelor in what have almost become mccafés.

Although you’re not truly at the pinnacle of modern social enlightenment unless you’re drifting in, balancing your ‘blinged-out’ smartphone in one hand at the counter, composing tweets, Facebook messages about pointless trivia that makes you feel ‘oh-so-important’ whilst dashing back out again with their ‘frappuccino’, that toxic sludge of ice, sugar, colourings and water, reserved only for the coolest. Just enough of a hit to get their ADD brain to the salon for their tan top up. Alas, the modern social butterfly.

But wait! What is that I see entering? A glimmer of hope for this vegetated generation? A boy….and a girl….holding…hands? Smiling? Their mouths moving in strange formations, sounds of various pitch and decibels emerging, albeit…

View original post 234 more words


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s