Category Archives: Travel
British Museum exhibition celebrates the friendship of Patrick Leigh Fermor, Niko Ghika and Joh Craxton Charmed Lives in Greece.
Der Rosenkavalier at Glyndebourne. Critics mixed but we were enthralled.
To National Maritime Museum in Greenwich to hear the sublime Emeli Sande. News of Columbia World Cup Penalties came through at same time.
Larmer Tree gardens, Wiltshire, at their most beautiful in June. Definitely worth a visit.
Laura Linney luminous in My Name is Lucy Barton at The Bridge in Rona Munro’s superb adaptation of Elizabeth Strout’s novel.
Loving: Russell T Davies’ adaptation of John Preston’s A Very English Scandal. Bunnies can and must go to the BAFTAs. https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2018/may/27/sundays-best-tv-a-very-english-scandal-jonathan-meades-on-jargon
Melissa Scott Miller’s award-winning pictures of North London. http://www.scottmillerart.com/
The South African garden at RHS Chelsea. Robbed of a gold but silver guilt nonetheless.
Hans Holbein portraits of two Thomases – More and Cromwell partnered at The Frick Collection.
Thanksgiving Hospitality in Boston.
Sublime production of Amadeus at Olivier. Lucien Msamati and Adam Gillen. And musicians galore.
A welcome return to Herefordshire and the delights of Shobdon Church.
80-year-old Glenda Jackson as King Lear and strong supporting cast at The Old Vic.
Loved @bastilledan’s band set at our weekend @FestivalNo6 despite mud and torrential rain. Portmeirion a revelation.
Visiting Duomos, Castles and Baptistries in Emilia-Romagna. Seba Pezzani’s set also rained out – but fun.
@AmyShindler’s thought-provoking, action-packed, sparky play Burning Bridges @theatre503 https://theatre503.com/whats-on/burning-bridges/