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.
The European Union's wine cellar has over 42,000 bottles. Remains to be seen how much, if any, of that will go to t… twitter.com/i/web/status/83620…
1:29pm 27 Feb 2017
From the archives: one of the most beautiful and superbly sited skyscrapers in all Manhattan:… twitter.com/i/web/status/83616…
11:03am 27 Feb 2017
Favourite French phrase «tempête dans un bénitier», storm in a teacup — literally ‘storm in a holy water stoup’.
10:39am 27 Feb 2017
Adolphe Sylvestre Félix Éboué — résistant de la première heure. #histoire #résistance #francelibre pic.twitter.com/ijm3jnQVgt
7:48pm 23 Feb 2017