Improbably , Handel and Hendrix lived in the same house in Mayfair – obviously separated by a couple of floors and two hundred years or so The music Hendrix was listening to at the time is on display – some eclectic choices . Handel seems to have taken his music with him .
A tweet (Sir Edward Davenant) about a painting at which I look every day . Always fascinated by how the people are together but apart
I was big in Iceland for about the fabled 15 minutes . I even got to meet the President and visit the Hofdihaus – famous as where Reagan and Gorbachev met for the first Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) which created the period of Detente / Glasnost / Peristroika . A period that we have…
‘It’s the other side of the city ‘ said the helpful receptionist when I asked whether I could walk to the football stadium ‘I’ll get you a taxi ‘ . Of course the flaw in the plan was I had no idea of the way back . After the match I followed the tide of…
….the Scots Pine emerged from the clutches of the Ivy ..
………..almost without realising I had filled the place with mid century classics
….actually it is the Malmaison now but I did have the Warden’s Room and it was a chance to visit my old rooms in the Turl ..
One man's fight to stop British Blue turning French Navy . Three cheers for Sir Bill as he takes on those European Johnnies