I loathe jeans shopping. Hatehatehate it. If they fit on the waist they don't fit round my thighs, if they fit round the waist and the thighs, chances are they look like mega flares from the knee down and being a short-arsed 5'2" I have to turn everything up anyway so I have no business with unnecessary material.
Many people in the live music industry don't like the ticket re-selling industry... That dislike often blinds people to the unspoken and inconvenient truth that ticket resale is part of the live music ecosystem and, like agents or venues or artists, can't be eliminated without causing a major disruption to the entire industry.
With one year to go before the 2012 Olympics start, you can be sure that plenty of charities will be thinking of running Olympics-themed fundraising events to tie in with this significant festival of sport. But they might be well advised to steer clear of any mention of the Olympics or Paralympics because of the stringent laws in the UK that restrict the use of words, names or signs that refer to these events.