It was the National Painting and Decorating Show on the 15th
and 16th of November. You knew that didn’t you? Well it was. I went.
It was fascinating. So read on.
Thanks to the Sat Nav I ended up in Tesco’s carpark,
scrambled down a muddy bank, under the train tracks, past a discarded trolley,
and at last into the doughnut. (The Ricoh Arena, Coventry)
As happens with these things, as soon as I walked into the
exhibition hall I was turned into The Prisoner – barcoded, scanned and