Sunday, 11 December 2011

Blank look

Have you noticed how shop mannequins are evolving? Darwin would be proud of them. They've clearly discovered they don't need eyes, or even faces any more. All that is required is the ability to stand perfectly still all week long.

Yet no matter how abstract they become we still manage to regard them as human in some way. 

We were out shopping. Sitting in the Old Man's chair in the ladies department at Debenhams I was aware of a blank faced presence nearby. I turned and there was this alarming figure  scrutinising me.

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