I see that Alistair Darling predicts that the UK will (begin to) climb out of recession in the third quarter of 2009.
This is a reprise of an item I did on my old blog in July 2007. It was brought to mind by Ferncake’s comments about consumerism.
Chris Jordan makes art out of consumer excess. The above number is that of cell phones retired in the USA EVERY SINGLE DAY. Jordan has produced a 100″x 60″ photo of what this looks like. The image on the left is what that looks like from a distance. The image on the right to give you an idea of the scale of the work.