Tag Archives: South Bank

Gothic goings on (Belle)

It was past midnight and I had no idea why the dog and I had been socialising in this part of town. Walking up Ludgate Hill we were suddenly plunged into complete darkness and I had to feel my way … Continue reading

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A misguided love affair, a talking ape, a fairground murder, and three clear advantages of a prison sentence (Rousse)

We spent the day at Belle’s London office counselling a friend desperate to escape a loveless marriage. When X refused to reveal to me the identity of his mistress, yet hinted that Belle was in the know, I feared the … Continue reading

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George Orwell festival on the South Bank (Belle)

There were endless courses to this George Orwell celebratory feast, each one more repulsive than the one it followed. Roast bullfrog, and a crown of sparrows roasted with herbs. How ludicrous that we were celebrating a great socialist with this … Continue reading

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