David Robbins: Forget Twitter and stare aimlessly out of a window instead -- it's just a thought
A thought struck me as I was sitting and looking vacantly out of the window of the Dart this week. A small thought. Not a full-blown pensée, mind you, but the germ of an idea that could lead to great things.
It was this: we have lost the ability to sit and look vacantly out of train windows.
All about me, people were playing games on their smartphones, or reading books on their Kindles.