Entries by Iain

Barmaid formerly of the Folies Bergère

Barmaid formerly of the Folies Bergère Always been a huge fan of Manet. His Bar at the Folies Bergere is one of my favourite paintings. Whenever I am in London I always visit The Courtauld Gallery, situated about five minutes walk from Trafalgar Square on The Strand. www.courtauld.ac.uk/gallery/ to visit it. The Courtauld describes itself as […]

Jeg suis Charlie

  Terrible news of the murders at the Charlie Hedbo satirical magazine in Paris. Sincere commiserations to all the families of the deceased. For me nothing satirical, nothing on religion can touch on the awfulness of this event.  So just a silly joke…