My Diary

After the holidays

Well, as we say, “it’s all over bar the shouting”, but in my case, maybe it should be “the shouting’s over”.

noise cancelling headphonesIt has become such a NOISY world; it seems as if people are afraid to be alone with their own silence. Once upon a time we bought devices to plug into ,or over our ears to listen to music ; now we have to buy devices to cover our ears to eliminate the relentless background noise around us every day, everywhere.

As far as I know, “quiet carriages” have not yet got a toehold in Italian railway networks, and I doubt they ever will.