Architecture has never been kind to Birmingham, but then Birmingham has never been kind to its architecture.
I can wait another year before upgrading my iPhone.
Much like the wider economy, football in this country is an overinflated bubble ready to burst. Two years after failing to qualify for the European Championships, let us see further embarrassment with an early exit from the World Cup. Then let us seize this opportunity to properly scrutinise the national game and its failings, rather than single out the manger or individual members of the squad.
As the masses on Twitter congratulate themselves on their latest technology purchase, I feel strangely removed from all the excitement.