Saturday, May 29, 2004


What Sort of Life Is That?

Colin Thubron, Journey into Cyprus (New York: The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1976), p. 242 (quoting a Turkish soldier):
"I was four years in England," he said, "in a canning factory at Newton Abbot, twisting a knob day after day -- twist, twist, twist. In the end I got fed up and came back home. What sort of life is that for a man -- twist, twist, twist?"
What sort of life is it for a man, sitting in front of a computer, tapping away at the keys day after day -- tap, tap, tap?

<< Home
Newer›  ‹Older

This page is powered by Blogger. Isn't yours?