Mother of Parliaments

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I, like many people, have been watching broadcasts from the House of Commons and its Committee rooms recently. Some years ago when I was a civil servant, I attended meetings and committees in the Palace of Westminster so a few … Continue reading

Saturday Night

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There were push-chair toting families, couples entwined, a group of smartly dressed women of a certain age all wearing matching black trilbies, groups of young men and groups of young women, each group eyeing the other, the latter from vertiginous … Continue reading

Edward Burne-Jones

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Tate Britain’s Winter 2018 exhibition brings together paintings, sketches, stained glass and tapestries by Victorian artist Sir Edward Burne-Jones. I went to see it last week. Burne-Jones didn’t fit the usual pattern when it came to Victorian artists. He was … Continue reading