104 days… and counting…

It has just occurred to me how different the world will be for my child to what it was when I was a child. Thirty-five years different. Thirty-five years. What do we have now that we didn’t have then?…

PlayStation (1, 2 and 3), big flatscreen TV’s, DVD’s, home computers, mobile phones, the Internet, MP3 players, digital photography, hard-disk recorders, Freeview, cBBC/cITV, central locking cars, Nintendo, Microsoft, Rockstar, Crystal Dynamics, EA Games, Lara Croft, Brad’n’Angelina, Pixar, laser printers, MySpace, Facebook, Channel 4, Channel 5, CGI, spray oil, broadband, quilted toilet tissue, Botox, budget airlines, The War on Terror, Neighbours, Eastenders, Hollyoakes, Cheestring, Nuts, Stuff, Loaded, speed cameras, microwave ovens, Big Brother, I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here, caffeine-free Coke, Everybody Loves Raymond, Massively Multiplayer Online Roleplaying Games, bagless vacuum cleaners, Google Earth, sat-navs, Bon Jovi, Eminem, Girls Aloud and Marmite-flavour crisps.

Blimey!

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