Splendid Cusack; one of my all time favourites.
Never forget that his wife (born a Schwarzenberg, and a sister of both Felix, about-to-be Prime Minister of Austria, and Friedrich, the Cardinal Archbishop of Prague, not to mention their elder brother, lord of the family estates of more than a million acres) was foully murdered by the revolutionaries (no feeble talk of “stray bullets” here, if you please).
This exacerbated his feelings somewhat, as might be imagined.
A panoply of classical elements at Horse Guards Parade in London this afternoon. Setting up for Trooping the Colour. pic.twitter.com/vMAKb43ODd
11:41pm 28 Apr 2016
Rejected designs for Euro banknotes: coinsworld.eu/info/euro-bankno… pic.twitter.com/ASSO5LYLSM
11:03am 28 Apr 2016
As it's King's Day in the Netherlands, here's the Wilhelmus sung in Amsterdam's beautiful St Nicholas Basilica: www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0xqHB…
6:03pm 27 Apr 2016
While disagreeing with Boris I still rather like him. All the same, @BDSixsmith has a point or two here: bsixsmith.wordpress.com/2016/0…
5:49pm 27 Apr 2016