Judging by the items in the shop window, EXtreme urban clothing involves brightly coloured trousers, t-shirts, shirts and trainers. Compared to the black and grey commuters on the London tube, this is indeed extreme….
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Delivering apologies is a local (English) fine-art form. The 90 second video above was filmed exclusively by the Wendy House Audio-wideo Team (WHAT!) before the arrival of Thomas (soppy SIGH). It includes a First Great Western (FGW) Reading platform announcer delivering ordinary apologies followed by the first of what turned out to be multiple extreme aoplogies. Lisen for the stylish use of a contemporary xylophone solo ‘bing-bong-BING’ . I had literally hours of fun that morning on Reading train station.
Well done FGW, a fine example of extreme apologies.
On a sunny April weekend post-youngster Brits launch into the highly risky business of sculpting their garden. This weekend I fell victim to the under-publicised gardening health hazards. Not a muscle problem from lifting, digging and carrying, or falling over a garden ornament, but a little arm-blush reaction to a local ant.
Kids, beware the garden, its a jungle out there
Unlike extreme ironing, EXtreme crocket, and extreme tiddly-winks, extreme grand piano playing is not YET a considered an extreme sport. But, Extreme piano playing is a sport though it doesn’t require risky locations like the aforementioned extremities.
I was drawn to this stairwell by the sound of a slightly miss-tuned piano playing the flight of the Bumble Bee “recognizable for its frantic pace “. Normally piped music in Mall’s has a slow pace. The speed with the off-tune piano made the music feel out of place, a little cheeky. Hoorah! The positioning of the Piano half way up the stairs added to the miss placed experience.
Could this be the dawning of extreme grand pianism?