I love this idea for an Instagram account. Londoners Alex Mendes and Hugo Catraio imagine short stories about strangers they never actually speak to. Some of them are hilarious but also quite touching. Here are a few of my favourites…

The search for the perfect gelato goes on. So far, bubble gum is still her favourite.”

“A self-proclaimed French-films lover. So far only watched Amélie Poulain.”


Heartbreak in the modern era. “I think I’ve just been swiped left.”


“I wear this because I’m shy. It’s my conversation starter.”


“I hired a Fiat 500 online, but apparently they ran out of it.”
 “A kid once gave me his hot wheels car as a tip. Of course a minute later he started crying, changed his mind and got it back. But it was sweet anyway”.

“She’s not ironic. She’s just so aggressive people assume she’s kidding.”
“Every day he gets the bus that stops right in front of her window. It’s been six months now and all he wants is a glimpse of her. She, on the other hand, has moved on. Literally, she doesn’t live there anymore.”


What some might call a glass half full duo.”You know a trip will be fun when your lugagge goes missing and your friend suggests visiting a charity shop.”


“If I had to describe my style I’d say it’s sober, with just the right pinch of joy.”
“Society expects us to have big plans for the weekend. But society also wants us to have watched whole series on Netflix. Society, pick one mate.”
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