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.
Marnix de Bruyne has written about the post-war wave of Dutch emigration to Rhodesia, and why farmers stayed:… twitter.com/i/web/status/80468…
2:09pm 2 Dec 2016
The Death of God the Father, or: How Picasso's portrait of Stalin came to be. andrewcusack.com/2016/picasso-… #stalin… twitter.com/i/web/status/80465…
12:11pm 2 Dec 2016
Interesting post from Spitalcampian-of-renown @thegentleauthor on the Delft tiles of the late Simon Pettet:… twitter.com/i/web/status/80445…
10:29pm 1 Dec 2016
The UK has a housing crisis, but developers & architects are only building the houses people dislike the most: architectsjournal.co.uk/cultur…
9:21pm 1 Dec 2016