In this age of social media and constant sharing, everybody knows that not everything is as it seems. Carolyn Stritch, a 32-year-old travel blogger from the UK, stunned her 190k followers by revealing that she tricked them to prove a point. I wanted my fictional narrative to challenge the way I portray myself online and the effects of this portrayal, Carolyn wrote in her blog post.
Found image. I find this image taken by the La Marseillaise Studio in New York in Lexington Avenue on the corner of 59th Street very disturbing. The smudged faces and crumpled state of this pair lies a long way from the jolly concert party characters at the British seaside. Perhaps they come closer to the Italian tradition.