Palazzo Pitti. June 2014.

Dear Rowley, Despite being the only person with English as a mother tongue at the Chaumet summit at Le Meurice, my lecture did seem to please. It is always something of a challenge to present a ‘state of the nation’ … Continue reading

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Ciao Italia. June 2012.

Dear Rowley, Just returned to Bloomsbury Towers after the Italian trip to Florence and Milan. You know one is back in England when you arrive at the Heathrow Express platform only to be told some poor stiff has thrown himself … Continue reading

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