February 2018

I think we all enjoy being asked questions. It immediately creates an impulse to respond. My Saturday afternoon started with this question

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January 2018

We’re thrilled today to be able to share the programme for 14-18 NOW’s final year.

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On Saturday Ferdie caught the last performance of James Graham’s play dramatising the takeover of The Sun newspaper by a young Rupert Murdoch.

On Saturday got the chance for a ticket to the Ameida’s West End transfer of Ink at the Duke of York’s Theatre – and lucky I took it, too. Directed by Rupert Goold, James Graham’s account of Murdoch’s takeover the ailing Sun in 1969

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December 2017

Last week we hosted the inaugeral JWA Christmas quiz. A convivial event for friends new and old – with much opportunity for quaffing of mulled wine, scoffing mince pies and casual accusations of cheating.

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On Saturday Ferdie went to see not one, but two shows (!) of de Chirico paintings in Mayfair.

It is not every day, or every year, that London is blessed with as many paintings by the Metaphysical master Giorgio de Chirico as it is right now.

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December 2017

On Monday I was lucky enough to help organise a public appearance by Sir David Attenborough, in conversation with his frequent collaborator and friend Chris Watson, at the British Library.

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