For those of you not familiar with the genius of Mitch Benn, everything apparently sounds like Coldplay now. Except it doesn’t. What it really sounds like is generic Skater Rock ™, a generic sound of young men and women pretending to be angry despite receiving three square meals a day and still being given their allowance.
Today marks a turning point as no longer can I just download my music collection on to my iPod. Instead having reached the limits of its tiny little hard drive I will now be forced to manage my collection until I can get around to getting a replacement – one which hopefully I won’t fill up quite so quickly.
According to an article on the Today Programme this morning, Bath is in danger of loosing its World Heritage Site status as a result of redevelopment of the city. Indeed over 12,000 residents have reportedly signed a petition complaining about the possible erection of a new building in the city because – shock horror – it is steel and glass instead of the more traditional stone. Rumour has it that a number of local councillors lost their seats recently because they’d allowed such a monstrosity (their words) to get through planning.
I spent yesterday afternoon in court as a witness – I’m not going to go into the specifics of the case (which was nothing exciting) but I thought I would share some of the funnier (in hindsight) elements that I encountered there.
Last night I finally got around to seeing the first of the summer tent pole movies, Spiderman 3 and whilst I wasn’t disappointed it didn’t reach the dizzy heights (for summer tent pole movies that is) of the previous two films.