When you are surrounded by nature, thoughts come easily, and focus flows unopposed.
I have used manual typewriters at a local farmers market just to see people's reaction. I had to explain to them that when I write, which I actually was, the manual typewriter allows me total immersion in what I am writing- relatively distraction free.
They usually leave at that point.
But... don't be afraid to look a little crazy. No one ever fell in love with their computer, but they do get attached to their typewriters.
Many Adelson, who owned a Manhattan typewriter shop with very famous customers once said "They are more than just machines".
Dennis Brock is the inventor of the world famous children's Magiscope®, owner of Sarasota Vintage Typewriters, and vintage enthusiast.