A child’s voice says, “Tell us what it was like. Before the internet.”
No ready answers, but great parallels and questions.
“But now I have to wonder why Google is coming home so late with Verizon’s scent on its lapel.”
It was on these trips that I first fell in love with a place and its people, and I understood that a landscape is made of stories over time, layer upon layer, like geologic strata.
I’m reading ‘Kraken’ by China Miéville at the moment. I’m loving it - it may be the best of his novels to date. The idea of a secret, magical, dangerous world, underlaying and overlaying the more mundane everyday is quite intoxicating.
Plus, you know, it’s a fun book to read!