March 2018

Salve! Over the weekend I finally got the chance to visit the newly rehomed Temple of Mithras at its original site, underneath the new European HQ of Bloomberg, off Cannon Street.

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On Friday Ferdie flew to Estonia for a city break in the nation’s snow-clad capital, Tallinn.

I returned from Tallinn prepared to boast at length about the quality and depth of snow underfoot in the Estonian capital (at this time of year hovering somewhere between -6 and -14 decrees Celsius). Imagine my chagrin then when I arrive home and the UK is blanketed in picturesque powder. How annoying!

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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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