The rows of Chester

In his essay, The gift of the hinterland, Tony Barrell writes about the hinterlands of three cities: Chester in England, Molivos in Greece and Kyoto in Japan.… Read More The rows of Chester

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Petersham Nurseries Cafe and other fine dining memories

I just read that Skye Gyngell’s new restaurant opens today at Somerset House in London. Whenever I think of that beautiful building, I think back to a moment in December 2005 when I stood in front of it, watching the ice skaters whizz by on the temporary outdoor skating rink installed for the winter. Skye Gyngell, by the way,… Read More Petersham Nurseries Cafe and other fine dining memories