• Little things like making clothes, baking bread, cooking, even useless things like bird-watching, sketching flowers, playing guitar in the home - that sort of time is gone. And the time we have? We're so exhausted, we want to let ourselves get sucked in to the escape world of TV. I'm speaking from experience; I'm not above all this.

    "How To Be Idle: An Interview with Tom Hodgkinson". Interview with Katie Renz, June 8, 2005.