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    Two aspects of art that intrigue me, and both are linked, are forgery and the contemporary art market. Recently a museum exhibition in Ghent of Russian modern art was [...]
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Hail Fleetwood

by John Pargiter in Golf

I am sometimes asked, as a serial tv watcher of sport, what is my favourite? Answer: the final day of the European tour. On the USPGA I often feel that competitors are more [...]

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Restaurant Reviews

  • a la Colthard

    January 14, 2018 // 0 Comments

    Yesterday Bob and I travelled up to London for the birthday celebration lunch of his godson’s mother, an old friend of mine too. She had booked the Oxo Tower for the [...]

Arts

  • The dark arts

    January 23, 2018 // 0 Comments

    Two aspects of art that intrigue me, and both are linked, are forgery and the contemporary art market. Recently a museum exhibition in Ghent of Russian modern art was [...]

Sport

  • Hail Fleetwood

    January 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

    I am sometimes asked, as a serial tv watcher of sport, what is my favourite? Answer: the final day of the European tour. On the USPGA I often feel that competitors are more [...]

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Men

  • Life keeps moving

    January 17, 2018 // 0 Comments

    Yesterday my brother and I drove separately into the countryside in order to spend some time with our father and attend a meeting with an executive of the agency that [...]

Film

  • Veteran film stars

    January 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

    In the week I had lunch with a film buff who spoke highly of  All The Money In The World and in particular  of Christopher Plummer who, aged 88, turned out a stellar [...]

Women

  • It’s distorted, that’s what it is …

    January 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

    I make no apology for entering the lists today in order to comment upon the latest figures that have been issued in respect of the UK gender pay gap. These come from [...]

Restaurant reviews

  • a la Colthard

    January 14, 2018 // 0 Comments

    Yesterday Bob and I travelled up to London for the birthday celebration lunch of his godson’s mother, an old friend of mine too. She had booked the Oxo Tower for the [...]