Why are Londoners so miserable on the tube. My goodness, no matter what time I get on public transport everyone looks so tender; you would wonder what reasons they have to be miserable. I tend to get on the tube on my way to work at either 7.15am for a morning shift or at 3.15pm for a dinner shift. And regardless of the time, these folks cannot manage a smile.
Everyone me included either bury their heads in papers or books some others relish in their little iPod bubble. I personally do both. People sit close to each, some standing in each others spaces, but still we become oblivious to our neighbour.
Some times I like to glance at others and wonder what’s going on in their lives. Very hard to figure out. Especially not being a mind reader. So I can only speculate. I’m on the tube yet again. I should thank the northern line for most of my inspirational thinking. I am sitting in the middle seat in the middle of the carriage. Which happens in the middle of the train. So logic should denote that I am centre of attention. I wish! Next to me a guy who is constantly reading the adverts above our heads, pretending not to be bored. The ladies opposite me are silently battling for the arm rest. While trying to turn pages of the
What is it with this city? That everyone ignores everyone else. And they look like they would rather jump off a bridge ,rather than engage in conversation. Actually if you think about it most people do not know their neighbours at home. So why is
You should never under estimate the power of a smile.
Till next time