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Tonight trying to conduct interviews in a cafe in Louisville, Kentucky.

Particular challenges are: bad lighting conditions meaning either long exposures or having to use night vision; the cafe is hosting 4 rather loud bands so interviews occur between live sessions or outside on the back
porch with the smokers; and the team is starting to flake from 4 straight days on the road.

Found some rather sweet messages written on a scrap of paper on the
counter…
“blah blah blah”
“yada yada”
“boobs!”
“YES!”
etc etc

Not to dissimilar from some text message conversations, briefly fun to read and accessible to all.

Are there contexts where it’s desirable to visualise text message conversations away from the mobile phone? Or are messages destined to remain in in-boxes and folders?