Wandering through the Wisteria

Last Sunday cousin Paul Carter hosted a family party at Allendale Farm, his estate in Great Shefford. Good to meet up with some of the relatives I only see on this sort of occasion. Amongst the many gardens at Allendale the wisteria garden¬†was originally a small paddock, but after Paul’s son married Bonney there they […]

Lunch with Katie

Last Sunday we drove to London to visit Katie Boyle on her 90th birthday. It’s hard to believe that she’s reached that age. I first met her over thirty five years ago when she came to Singapore (where I was living at the time) to write her autobiography – ‘What (this) Katie Did’.¬† We’ve remained […]