Let’s see if I can write a post that doesn’t mention Brexit, shall we?
Apart from that mention, obviously.
When Hel and I shared a flat, we loved watching, and scratching our heads at, Only Connect. It’s a quiz show, and if you’ve ever seen it and played along at home, or caught a bit of it on Gogglebox, you’ll know that it’s not so much a case of who gets the most questions right, more of who can get any question right.
Back then it was on BBC4, and was hosted by the gorgeous, funny and bloody clever Victoria Coren but now it’s moved to BBC and is now hosted by the gorgeous, funny and bloody clever Victoria Coren-Mitchell.
We once enticed one of our many transient flatmates to sit and watch it with us, but rather than engage with the show in the normal, baffled way, she simply sat there saying “Look at her tits!!”
So now, whenever a new series starts, I will, with annoyingly unfunny regularity, text the words “TITS!!!” to Hel.
I mention all of this now becuase one of the clues this week was Spiritualized’s incredible Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space and then the next day, as I rode the bus home from work, this track from it came on my iPod (other MP3 players are availablahblahblah) shuffle and for just over six and a half minues, I was totally lost in it: