Here's an interesting BBC article, although I take the therapy culture stuff with a little pinch of salt, the consumer stuff is spot on.
And then we have the plane crash at Heathrow. Nothing like a bit of bad news to allow a local MP to push his cause a little further.
John McDonnell MP, whose Hayes and Harlington constituency includes Heathrow, said the incident underlined concerns about extending the airport.
"This is a near miracle that neither passengers or anyone on the ground has been seriously injured," Mr McDonnell said.
Underlined? I thought the major problems with the proposed extension were environmental and quality of life issues? Planes crashing is a bit of a silly thing to worry about when it happens fairly rarely and can't really be avoided. But hey why not take advantage of other peoples misery (they might have survived relatively unscathed but I doubt any of them will be sleeping too well tonight) and push your agenda.
And in the Antarctic... the two guys taken hostage on the Yshing Maru 2 have been released. To keep up to date with the ongoing saga involving the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, Greenpeace and Japanese Whalers keep an eye on the Sea Shepherd site.
There is no reason to be killing whales in this day and age. Their meat might be dangerous, and I've heard the Japanese appetite for the meat is beginning to fade. It's time to leave these giants alone... we do want at least a few examples of megafauna to pass to the next generation after all!
Talking of megafauna... it's been over a day since I last mentioned ligers...