A complete media scrum at Westminster at lunchtime, so bad in fact that my meeting had to be diverted to the Home Office as an army of press and onlookers blocked access to Parliament.
In fact, it all rather reminded me of another age and all that was missing I thought was a scaffold. Public executions in Whitehall may be a thing of the past but the vicarious interest that surrounded them remains visibly present in a more modern and frenetic form.
Back to Thanet to read more complaints on alleged blogging 'censorship' but on a more serious note, BBC SE News had quite a positive report on the impact that the Turner Contemporary is having on Margate's regeneration. Everyone they spoke to appeared confident, even buoyant and clearly the combination of good weather and the magnificent view helped no end. All without the help of a council press release I'm told.
I've that £2 million cheque to fly tomorrow from Rochester, let's hope the weather holds for the winner at noon!