In August, I enjoyed a lazy, espresso-fuelled afternoon in this place with Herr Doktor Zmirak and D. Riccardo.
I certainly hope you were able to get a clear understanding of Dr Zmirak’s views from the good doctor himself, because when I read his writings I’ll be damned if I know what on earth is going through his mind.
I love the look of this place, with a Caravaggio on the wall and wonderful tin ceiling and old French looking metal furniture.
RIP Burt Kwouk (aka 'Cato' of Pink Panther fame). One of my favourite scenes: youtube.com/watch?v=6A8R5_LWBI…
2:41pm 24 May 2016
Huge Mass in W'ster Cathedral just now with relics of Thomas Becket, brought from Hungary by their President. pic.twitter.com/FlE8qnQK4j
6:18pm 23 May 2016
That inescapable hallmark of the academic conference: the sound of furious typing on laptops.
10:48am 20 May 2016
Just passed Apsley House — how splendidly reassuring to see an heraldic banner snapping from the pole atop a ducal residence…
7:51am 20 May 2016