I thought about doing that meme of the decade, but it seemed too strenuous. So many glum things have happened in my life in the noughties that I decided in the end I'd just depress myself and bore people by doing it.Poot.
I've really been getting off on Andrew Graham-Dixon's ART OF RUSSIA series on BBC4. Wonderful stuff, a lot of it surprisingly unfamiliar. I hope I get to St Petersburg before I peg out.