Weight and Stuff Report – 11 May 2010

Good, good. Down again today.

Following yesterday’s car park muttering, in the interests of balance, I should point out that it seems that some people actually like the damn thing.

Somebody likes it

Somebody likes it

Yes, apparently that ugly, skyline-dominating, crumbling and bloody unusable[1] thing is actually

An icon known to millions throughout the world

Sounds good? Well, I’d just like to point out that being an icon known to millions is not necessarily a good thing:

Another icon

Another icon

I do hope I haven’t offended anyone’s delicate sensibilities by showing that shocking image. :twisted:

[1] The upper floors couldn’t be used and the glass walled thing at the top was meant to be a restaurant with panoramic views. Never opened because of fire safety concerns, apparently.