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Monday, January 12, 2004

To Stun a Mockingbird

or Rocking Mockingbird to sleep

I had to go to City University today for my postgrad course so got the Misery Line (the Northern Line) to Angel. Opposite me was a woman who was clearly not reading her copy of To Kill a Mockingbird and was about to nod off. She certainly looked how I felt:

Going


It's awful when you just can't keep your eyes open particularly when there's some psycho sitting opposite you with a digital camera and an evil glint in her eye.

Going


A stop further down the line and she'd clearly gone beyond passport control for the Land of Nod.

Gone


I'm loving how she managed to keep her book upright, and how she wasn't
leaning onto the person next door to her or snoring, or drooling (well her hair was in the way, so I really couldn't see if there was any drool going on).


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