My last supper

Before refining home, I thought a nice meal was required, so I dined at the restaurant ‘Asia de Cuba’ in my hotel.I began with a ceviche of citrus-cured salmon, passion fruit leche de tigre with cucumber shipowners salsa (pretentious much?).

My last supper

Before refining home, I thought a nice meal was required, so I dined at the restaurant ‘Asia de Cuba’ in my hotel.I began with a ceviche of citrus-cured salmon, passion fruit leche de tigre with cucumber shipowners salsa (pretentious much?).

Guy’s Hospital

Nothing quite like a visit to hospital to make one queezy at the end of the day.Although St Thomas’ Hospital has relocated to the southern end of Westminster Bridge, it’s former neighbour, Guy’s Hospital, opened by Thomas Guy (who was

Guy’s Hospital

Nothing quite like a visit to hospital to make one queezy at the end of the day.Although St Thomas’ Hospital has relocated to the southern end of Westminster Bridge, it’s former neighbour, Guy’s Hospital, opened by Thomas Guy (who was

The Shard

Early morning mist obscures this new landmark, viewed from Waterloo.It looms larger as we approach along the South Bank of the Thames.Comprising, offices, the Shangri La Hotel, sky residences and several floors of observation decks.A view from the top, level

The Shard

Early morning mist obscures this new landmark, viewed from Waterloo.It looms larger as we approach along the South Bank of the Thames.Comprising, offices, the Shangri La Hotel, sky residences and several floors of observation decks.A view from the top, level

The South Bank

I didn’t want to meet my Waterloo but I did have to meet the indomitable Sophie Campbell under the clock in Waterloo station.Today we went for a walk through the South Bank of the Thames from Waterloo to Tower Bridge.We

The South Bank

I didn’t want to meet my Waterloo but I did have to meet the indomitable Sophie Campbell under the clock in Waterloo station.Today we went for a walk through the South Bank of the Thames from Waterloo to Tower Bridge.We

Rothko at Tate Modern

After having seen the play Red last week, what a thrill to unexpectedly be taken to see the work that was the subject of the play at the Tate Modern.In the late 1950s, Rothko was commissioned to paint a series

Rothko at Tate Modern

After having seen the play Red last week, what a thrill to unexpectedly be taken to see the work that was the subject of the play at the Tate Modern.In the late 1950s, Rothko was commissioned to paint a series

La Bohème, Covent Garden

It always amazes me takes longer to sing the words on the surtitle than it takes to read them = much longer. And you’d think that by the twenty-first century they would have found a cure for Mimi’s consumption and

La Bohème, Covent Garden

It always amazes me takes longer to sing the words on the surtitle than it takes to read them = much longer. And you’d think that by the twenty-first century they would have found a cure for Mimi’s consumption and

‘An Ideal Husband’

Oscar Wilde’s play directed by Jonathan Church (producer of Neil Armfield’s ‘Judas Kiss’ in London) is far deeper than some of the shallow and amusing quotes suggest. Coupled with Wilde’s family life at the time of its original production, it

‘An Ideal Husband’

Oscar Wilde’s play directed by Jonathan Church (producer of Neil Armfield’s ‘Judas Kiss’ in London) is far deeper than some of the shallow and amusing quotes suggest. Coupled with Wilde’s family life at the time of its original production, it