We are all the time alone with our phone…we have a fantasy that so many people are with us …our follower….and the only moment we have to interact with real people we shut the door…from the real crowd and open a door to a fantasy crowd….
I see beauty in the background with those magnificent edifices. But she can’t bask in the glory of the story, as the immediate message on the screen is more important – really? Even when I’ve seen something a hundred times it lifts my spirits with its grandeur. I too can get caught up in the moment of the screen. But try not to.
Her outfit is so contemporary – but I’d have chosen a different purse.
“By the way: What do you think? â€śDid she see or at least perceived the beauty of â€śil duomoâ€ťâ€¦ ???”
Really? Why do people assume that she is an ignorant tourist who is blind the beauty around her. She might be walking that way twice a day and now she might be texting her mum that she is on her way home, texting friends or a lover. Living her daily life, like the rest of us – even if next to the duomo. I live in Amsterdam and sometimes I ignore the beauty of a 17/18th century city completely for the sake of daily things. It doesn’t mean I never stop to look at it. I am just not one of the tourists that walk around looking up with open mouths.