There is, obviously, no “point” in keeping up with fashion any more than there is in charting the progress of one’s football team through the different leagues. (Coo-ee! Check me out with my sporty lingo! The only reason I’m not this paper’s chief football correspondent is because I would give all the other sports journalists in the office and, indeed, the world, massive inferiority complexes. True story!) I mean, what’s the point in watching every football match when you can just catch up at the end of the season and see where your team is, right? Or even, why bother with that seeing as they’ll only be in a different position next year, right? Right, Martin? Right?
-Handley Freeman, the guardian, Life&Style
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