It Can't Go On

Lynne Truss vents her spleen on an aspect of modern life that has been dressed up as freedom. Why do we think it's so great to have 38 different types of coffee to choose from? Aren't we all exhausted at the end of each day from the constant demands on us to choose which service we require on the automated switchboard, which item to pick from the drop-down menus on our computer screens, or whether to sell our homes and down-shift to the Welsh countryside?

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Lynne Truss vents her spleen on an aspect of modern life that has been dressed up as freedom.

1/3. Good Choice

Why do we think it's so great to have 38 different types of coffee to choose from? Aren't we all exhausted at the end of each day from the constant demands on us to choose which service we require on the automated switchboard, which item to pick from the drop-down menus on our computer screens, or whether to sell our homes and down-shift to the Welsh countryside?

Then News.

Lynne Truss vents her spleen on an aspect of modern life that has been dressed up as freedom.

1/3. Good Choice

Why do we think it's so great to have 38 different types of coffee to choose from? Aren't we all exhausted at the end of each day from the constant demands on us to choose which service we require on the automated switchboard, which item to pick from the drop-down menus on our computer screens, or whether to sell our homes and down-shift to the Welsh countryside?

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Lynne Truss continues to vent her spleen on an aspect of modern life that has been dressed up as a freedom - the burden of choice.

2/3. Bad Choice

Why do we think it's so great to have 38 different types of coffee to choose from? Aren't we all exhausted at the end of each day from the constant demands on us to choose which service we require on the automated switchboard, which item to pick from the drop-down menus on our computer screens, or whether to sell our homes and down-shift to the Welsh countryside?

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3/3. The World Is Our Lobster

Last of three programmes in which Lynne Truss vents her spleen on an aspect of modern life that has been dressed up as freedom - the burden of choice.

News follows.

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Last of three programmes in which Lynne Truss vents her spleen on an aspect of modern life that has been dressed up as freedom - the burden of choice.

03 LASTThe World Is Our Lobster2004092620041002

Last of three programmes in which Lynne Truss vents her spleen on an aspect of modern life that has been dressed up as freedom - the burden of choice.