YOU ARE HERE
Are you still using road maps when you travel ? Yes, Yahoo maps,
And the printout which comes along. Turn left on, go 0.4 miles, arrive at …….
I used to go to the store before each trip to get me a map to and from the destination. Not anymore. I know how to get to the airport. The plane knows where it’s going and upon arrival. Taxi. No clue where I am.
I remember the ritual of unfolding the map, getting rid of all the ripples, straighten it out in front of me until I finally was able to study where we were going. The world was 2 dimensional.
Louise van Swaaij and Jean Klare, Passion
Here is a book which celebrates my nostalgia.
'YOU ARE HERE'
is a book about other maps , maps of imagination. The author writes in her introduction: