… been called a ‘Hoxton twat‘. I’m absolutely thrilled. It’s so wrong. I love it. Deep joy.
… featured on News 24 talking about the Guardian and Max Gogarty. My post on the subject is far and away the most read thing I’ve blogged about and set personal records for visitors and pages views in the 3 days after it was published. W00t.
… seen Vampire Weekend play (again). Twice. First at ULU (where the gig was somewhat marred by a fire alert) and then at Audio in Brighton. The Audio gig was definitely the best so far. Relaxed, confident and gloriously geeky, they hit the spot. We got new songs, charming banter and a very nice camaraderie with the crowd. It was an amazingly good gig and it only cost 7 earth pounds. With schoolgirlish anticipation, I can’t wait for the Great Escape festival in May and Vampire Weekend IV. Maybe I’ll see you there?
… bought a cushion. I repeat: I purchased soft furnishings. I’m also in perilous danger of bankrupting myself by being too excitable when it comes to picture framing. Still, those bare walls don’t cover themselves.
… become slightly worried that Boris Johnson might win the election for Mayor of London. Friends, I beseech you: Vote Labour.
… updated my eBay book to take in to account the recent, and enormously significant, site changes. It took me literally hours and hours to get through everything (fees and feedback etc) and then distil it into prose. I don’t know how eBay sellers manage when confronted with such an array of changes. More than once I found myself shaking my fist in the air and muttering, “Damn you eBay!”