BBC Cardiff Singer of the World contest.
Indeed, these days are baby-boomer bums be so firmly attached to our telly-watching seats that the other evening The Old Man's favourite chair collapsed under the strain.
Never have so few been so panicked by events of so little consequence. But The Old Man do mend the chair in a trice. Who would have thought? Now I do sit in the mended one and The Old Man have taken over my habitual seating.
Why is that then?
...... Eyes down and feet up for the singing.