Apply yourself. Take your time.
Note down the place: The terrace of a cafe near the junction of
The Rue de Bac and the Boulevarde
The Time: Seven o'clock in the evening
The Date: 15th May 1973
The weather: Set fair
Note down what you can see. Anything worthy of note going on.
Do you know how to see what's worthy of note? Is there anything
that strikes you?
Nothing strikes you. You don't know how to see.
Georges Perec, Species of Spaces, 1974