I'd hazard the guess that the reason us Brits are now inclined to burn the crap out of lots of meat at the first glimpse of the summer sun is simple because some rouge Aussie barbecue manufacturer washed up on these shore in search of a new business. And not because it's lots of fun and the food tastes great. And it isn't and doesn't. Face facts. Carbonized cow, a hot dog bun filled with wasps and a face full of smoke isn't our idea of heady summer Al fresco dining. Alan Hansen can stuff his Morrison's offers where the Sun don't shine.
You may have a clock on you mobile phone. but there is a certain romanticism and old-worldly charm to twisting your wrist to peak at a dedicated timepiece in order to see how late you are getting home on a school night. Reminding us of a age when stuff to do just one thing, i.e tell the time, I'm backing the watch to make a comeback. Come on, lets here it for awkwardly large wall mounted clocks too, and alarm clock for that matter, you know what time it is! Its Hammer time
picture from the furniture blog