A real nowhere man

I know I am asking for trouble by posting this picture of a hitch hiking student whom I snapped at one of the city’s main motorway exits. After that conference about intergenerational solidarity and all the gloomy news about youth unemployment last week, is he not a metaphor for Europe’s young? The smile tells another story, though. Would drivers stop? And where would they take him, especially if he asked to go nowhere in particular? I wonder where he is now… In any case, he was clearly having fun.

1 Comment

  1. Peter Dean

    18/11/2011 at 12:32

    He’s been listening to Talking Heads.

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