Notepad on Life

December 20, 2009

Social animals

Filed under: Celebration,Kids — - @ 8:21 pm
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Oil painting of Franz Schubert, after an 1825 ...
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Son’s girlfriend visits for tea, in the course of which youthful conversation turns to bad taste Internet videos, a theme continued when they repair to the lounge afterwards.

Given such an occasion a hundred years ago, it occurs to me, we’d have gathered around a piano for a spot of Schubert. Someone, no doubt, would have attempted magic with a handkerchief and a walnut.

Today, we gather round YouTube to watch a cow having an abcess lanced.

Progress? You decide.

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