Posted in April 2012

Who Do You Think They Are?

Who Do You Think They Are?

Who comes to mind when I tell you the following? He was a middle-class London lad with serious aspirations. He studied in Paris. He had a penchant for wearing silks and furs and threw the most lavish parties in town. He had over 150 knights in his service. He owned six ships and was partial to blood sports. He … Continue reading

Shoes, Glorious Shoes

Shoes, Glorious Shoes

It has come to this. Of course, it was bound to. You see, I am rather too fond of shoes, to misquote Louisa May Alcott. Ms Alcott was too fond of books (as am I) but I think it’s the shoes that have really turned my brain. Imagine my horror two nights ago – I was … Continue reading