Sunday, May 30, 2010
Greetings from London
The Ipad came out here yesterday. lines around the Apple Store in Regent Street stretched around the block, I fought the impulse to scream "NEVER BUY THE FIRST VERSION OF ANYTHING APPLE MAKES!!!" Sex in the City 2 opened here on Thursday night, people camped out in Leicester Square days before hand to catch a glimpse of Sara JP and her cohorts as they arrived for the premiere. I fought the impulse to scream "IT'S A MOVIE ABOUT AGING HOOKERS!" On the political front here, a Gay Liberal Democrat who was named to head the Treasury here in the UK had to resign when it it was revealed he had been claiming reimbursement for rent paid on a flat that was in a building that was owned by his long term partner, to the tune of $57,000.00 - ouch.
So it's "not for personal gain" when you bilk the taxpayers for forty thousand pounds but give that money to your boyfriend.... Nice, wish Eric and I could figure out a scheme like that.
Oh well, Back to the US next week.