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.
"Tory grandees" call for million-pound monument to Polish pilots who helped save Britain: www.dailymail.co.uk/news/artic… @PolishEmbassyUK
12:15pm 1 Oct 2016
If you think the present day is cosmopolitan, just remember that an Austrian Catholic Jew was once a governor in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan.
1:40pm 30 Sep 2016
50 years ago it was the third poorest country in Africa; today it is the sixth richest. Botswana & hereditary power… twitter.com/i/web/status/78183…
12:33pm 30 Sep 2016
“Where we may have failed we take the blame. Where we succeeded we thank God.” — Pres. Ian Khama today #BotswanaAt50 pic.twitter.com/Mp5wxdzTYQ
9:31am 30 Sep 2016