27. January 2006 · Comments Off · Categories: imported, Links

But then there was a rude interruption, as shocking as the sound of loud conversation during Figaro at Glyndebourne. “Staff call. Joanne Groomby, contact 128, Joannne Groomby.”

The oboe quartet was playing in pet foods, unnoticed by shopper Tony Middleton standing near packets of Trill. “I’m not a classical music fanatic, although I like the more popular pieces,” Mr Middleton said.

“I quite like hearing it in this setting. But my other preference would be to have no music. I like to be able to choose my music, not to have what people think I might like.”

Another cruel interruption: “Apple turnovers, three for the price of two, 75p.”

From this article.
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