Wondering about hobbies, which seem a rarer idea in the age of the Internet.
Other people have made similar points, but it bears repeating over and over. That Gove and co can get away with stealing taxpayers’ money while normal people get months in prison for doing very little is obscene. (via @megpickard)
I haven’t watched it all yet, but looks interesting: a 1970 half hour film about the post-war rebuilding of the City of London, from the London Metropolitan Archives.
@TheRRMargate News. Just reading news is angry-making enough recently, but somehow it's worse, watching people talking it.
In hotel lounge with iPad (wifi not stretching to the outbuilding), wondering whether to watch the news and end up going to bed angry.
@tomcoates I don't miss Blair but I was thinking that Cameron makes one realise how much worse Blair could have been.
Phew. 24 days of @samuelpepys in hand, to allow for several consecutive Fridays off.
@jeremyet I think you have to be extra keen to call reading a ‘hobby’. But either way people share what they read online too.
I wrote a bit about hobbies: bit.ly/qg2ufF (As ever, consider it thoughts-in-progress rather than an unshakeable opinion.)
My 90,000th Last.fm scrobble (since 15 April 2004): Bix Beidebecke: I’ll Be A Friend With Pleasure.
Today’s cure: Bix Beiderbecke.
@FinalBullet I would have agreed ten years ago.