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Man shall not live by download speed alone

Leslie Barker suggested I look at www.arXitecture.org.uk, a site designed to promote 'an ethical approach to architecture'. It was, says Barker, 'simply designed on Word, plus basic photo-editing software, and saved as HTML. There are no gimmicks so it downloads quickly.' Crikey, does it ever download quickly. Whooorzzzp, suddenly there it is. And the links to associated pages are just as fast - an exception being the page with an image of the Piazza San Marco. Images, that's what grinds ...

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