Recent blog posts

August’s tweets from London’s Singing Organ-Grinder

Bit late. Twitter trouble. Apologies for any distress caused. Money-back guarantee applies. (2018/09/09)

Burt Reynolds, the source for George Best’s account of what he did with his money?

With a early description by Arturo Barea of the railway Reynolds was filming on when he recited the immortal lines.. (2018/09/07)

Great British Blake-off

William, patron saint of hatters and well-hatted bohemians? Photographs of the crowd at the Blake Society's unveiling of a new memorial on Bunhill Fields. (2018/08/13)

In the footsteps of Spartacus

A self-guided walk from Ciampino Airport to Rome along the Appian Way. (2018/07/25)