...didn't implode trying to take it all in. Mind you, even the humble television still feels like a miracle to me. How can you possibly be able to watch a football match being played thousands of miles away in a corner of your living room next to a ... radiator where your socks are drying? It's mind-boggling. We're absurdly fortunate to live in the times that we do. I really must try to remember that the next time a bar code purchase doesn't register at the first attempt.