There are times that I love the web so much that I just want to burst

I've been watching the Flickr slideshow of Northern Voice which is taking place at the moment. I know some of the participants, and was at one point thinking of going myself, but the ability to read the various blogs covering the event and watching the Flickr images pass by is really not a bad second best - if in fact second best it is.

Chris Locke has been having similarily optimistic feelings about the web here