Down by the water in China – drying boots, vegetables and much more
Let’s imagine everyone in this carriage was single and looking to meet someone new….says the ad in my train compartment. An online dating agency.
So I look around and imagine. Two old guys with rumpled lived in faces discussing trains, a Japanese woman with her over indulged grandson I imagine, protesting to no avail as he annoyingly is flipping through the photos on his camera, a Ping sound accompanying each new image. And then there’s a very old man with flat cap and sad face sitting hunched over his right wing newspaper.
I have imagined as the ad invited me to and I’m afraid I don’t find the possibility a compelling one.
Not that I am looking for romance, happily entangled with a lovely man. But just saying. If I was, it’s not a good thought.
So perhaps just something missing in the ad. Perhaps it’s more – Imagine everyone in this carriage was the kind of person to make your heart leap and was single and looking to meet someone new and that you were too…