“Always be a little kinder than necessary.”
It’s time to get real. London is turning me into a dick.
I’ve always been a stickler for being polite because I don’t think there’s any reason not to be. I mean, I’m a sensitive person who takes things really seriously, so of course I think politeness is important. It’s just nice to be nice, isn’t it?
After months of talking about it (seriously, it’s been on since September…), I finally got round to going to Cosmonauts: Birth of the Space Age at the Science Museum last weekend. I first heard about it way back in June and was instantly interested. For one thing the era is fascinating, and I mean, who isn’t entranced by space? The exhibition reveals the historical and cultural impact of Russian space travel, from the launch of Sputnik in 1957, to dogs in space, to Yuri Gagarin, and beyond.
I have this thing with buildings. Particularly the ugly ones. Sky scraping towers and harsh geometric shapes jutting across blue skies.
I’ve always had a superficial interest in architecture, visually anyway. I don’t claim to know anything about it, but I really like to look at it. Family trips away would often result in photos not of my family and me, but of facades and doorways.