Architects of the World Cup (click this) →
Interesting piece I read in this morning’s Guardian over scrambled eggs, four sausages and lashings of Basics brown sauce. Marvellous. http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/blog/2010/may/29/south-africa-world-cup-stadiums
the Mourinho show
Itv’s coverage of the Champions’ League Final tonight seemed to be as much about Jose Mourinho than the twenty two chaps on the green Bernabeu turf. Jim Beglin and his colleague in the commentary box - the One Who Will Not Shut Up - returned time and time again on the feats achieved by the ‘great man’ who owes so much to van Gaal; speculated tirelessly on the suave...
2010 (or Post-election)
The city’s hum could still be heard Beneath emerging siren sounds. Signs told us what to buy. Art sapped into everyday. Pipes and cables Underground, above our heads Conducted the means to our ends.
what people do on sunday afternoons
This afternoon I did something I have not done in over five years. I went to Ikea. The car was parked underground, I passed through some automatic doors and stood on an escalator as it took me to the top floor. It’s common knowledge as to how a shopping experience in Ikea differs to that in typical or conventional stores; your path is pre-determined, you stroll along a main passageway,...