Songs Written Down

There’s been a spate of lyrics books being published lately. Some like Bryan Ferry’s have been a simple publishing of the lyrics while Paul McCartney’s effort looks at the story behind the work as well. U2’s Bono is set to join more the latter with his book, Surrender – 40 Songs, One Story.

As the above video shows, it’s very engaging to hear the story in his own voice so it would be great if he records the whole book.

The Longest First

If people are going to putting up with the burden of being on a plane for 20 hours, then they might as well do it in style. Qantas has just the thing.

It looks absolutely delightful, but this bureau would be worried about leaving something behind in one of the many closets, drawers and compartments that the suite features.

Wouldn’t stop this correspondent though.