It may seem odd to be nostalgic about shops. But when I was rifling through my wardrobe in search of a scooped-neck Kelly green Kookai sweater I used to wear (Oh my, remember Kookai? Just like Miu Miu only cheaper!); I had a sudden flashback to how great going out shopping, specifically clothes shopping, used to be, in the years before the British high street began gradually dying a death.
The late David Bowie has won two of the biggest prizes of the night at this evening's Brit Awards in London and there were also emotional tributes to George Michael from his former Wham! bandmate Andrew Ridgeley.