Of course my nostalgia for what was probably a 'simpler' time, doesn't mean I don't have immense appreciation for the innumerable ways that the internet has made our lives better (or a raging Twitter addiction). Barely a day goes by when I don't praise the internet for a way it has made my life easier or... well, better. Today I got in the car to go to a running shop when I had no idea where it was or how to get there, knowing that I could Google it en route (I was a passenger by the way!) and look at it on Google Maps. Last weekend my friend and I went to a burger joint where they take your name and number and then text you a link where you can see where you are in the queue until it eventually sends an automated text to let you know your table is ready (this blew my mind). I do my food shopping online, my clothes shopping online, I never book a holiday without checking Trip Advisor, or buy any beauty or skincare product without reading blog reviews. I really do do almost all of my shopping online, whiling away hours on ASOS, watching the catwalk videos to see how something will fit, hunting for bargains on eBay and making impulse online purchases based on getting wardrobe envy over other fashion blooggers. I dislike the hustle and bustle of the British high street, or the fact that it's almost impossible to find what you're looking for (and when you do, you then find out it was cheaper on the internet).
And let's not forget the fact that I basically live my life online via my blog, instagram and Twitter - I instagram my meals, tweet my runs, blog my outfits, track my calorie intake, put my holiday photos on Facebook and generally share an awful lot of details of my life on the internet. In fact, by the Rosie bum indent on my office chair, the collection of teacups on my desk and the fact that I almost never watch television, I'd say that I spend an awful lot of time cruising around the world wide web.
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