This is my second weird thought of today. Today, we spent some time sitting on random benches in Aberdovey doing nothing and getting bored. This, we found, to be very boring. We also spent some time sitting on the beach, doing nothing. This was also, quite boring. However, sitting in a train without anything to do for two hours was less boring than sitting on a bench for twenty minutes. Why is that?
At first I thought it was because there is a window to look out of with an ever-hanging landscape. But I am also less bored on an areoplane where the scenery changes very slowly compared to how bored I am sitting still. I am also less bored when travelling at night compared to sitting still (i.e. when there is nothing to look out the window at). So why is sitting doing nothing on a plane or a train less boring than sitting doing nothing whilst being still? Perhaps it is because there is random conversation to eaves drop on. But sometimes the people on planes are sleeping (and the noise on planes is too loud for eavesdropping to be possible). So why? Why?
I don’t know the answer.