Existential angst is an unremitting condition. The angst us bed buyers crave. And the 2012 NEC furniture show satiated our craving in dollops. The best NEC furniture show ever! And I think we found the best bed.
Let me explain. There was no Staples or Dunlopillo. No Tempur or Sleepeezee. With the demise of the bed brands our thoughts were not polluted by the well meaning but autocratic choreographers of what a poor bed shop ought to show and sell at what price and in what quantity and at what lead time.
We were like Sergei, that well known Ukranian ballet dancer bunking off for a week from the Royal Ballet. Do our own thing in tights? Wonderful.
But it got better. As we all know, existential angst requires (more…)