London went pavilion mad this summer. The most high-profile folly was Rem Koolhaas' Serpentine Pavilion. The Architectural Association's summer pavilion shares the same DNA as its bigger brother at London’s Serpentine Gallery.
Nothing hurts like status lost. If an upgrade is a privilege, an honour, a recognition that you alone among hundreds of airline passengers are deserving of enhanced comfort and care; then what is a downgrade?
These are the things I took away from Nintendo’s first UK presentation of its Wii home console: a Tim Henman-endorsed tennis racket and ball, a pulled muscle in my left arm and an intense feeling of relief.