Have you seen the old man
In the closed-down market
Kicking up the paper,
with his worn out shoes?
In his eyes you see no pride
And held loosely at his side
Yesterday’s paper telling yesterday’s news
So how can you tell me you’re lonely,
And say for you that the sun don’t shine?
Let me take you by the hand and lead you through the streets of London
I’ll show you something to make you change your mind
a) I had an iPhone and
b) I was in London.
I look forward to seeing more of these sorts of things emerge. Imagine – mashing the physical, the digital, the past, and the present all at once. Landscape archaeology as palimpsest is a fairly standard idea, but these sorts of applications should only enhance the notion more popularly [he said, hopefully…]