I’m still listening to the soundtrack from BELLE and discovering tracks like this.
Oblatis adquiesco salve honore Dei(1) Dinner with a Long Spoon by Francis X. Maier (The Catholic Thing) “We have the privilege and the obligation to make our country better through Continue Reading →
(1) TfL Launches Limited Edition Elizabeth Line Oyster Cards (Londonist) I tried to find one this AM ten days before the line opening. I tried Green Park on the Piccadilly, Continue Reading →
Biden was in office for two years when Ford made his famous “Whip Inflation Now” speech in 1974. He was in office for six years when Carter delivered his own Continue Reading →
Markets were all in positive territory BEFORE his speech but the DOW closed down 85 points. His remedy for inflation is to print (PRINT) another trillion dollars, further devaluing the Continue Reading →
There is a painting at the National Railway Museum in York by Abraham Solomon titled ‘First Class: The Meeting, 1855’ highlighted in ‘Railways for Ever!’ which is narrated by Sir Continue Reading →
(1) Kudlow: This is the key to economic recovery (Fox Business) “As I said last evening, Powell was the non-Volcker. The Fed institutionally will never admit its mistakes and Jay Continue Reading →
(1) When will the Elizabeth line open? (Metro)
Saturday was my last football match of the season / campaign. I also revisited Westminster Abbey and the Guildhall Art Gallery. I also toured the Tower of London. The highlights Continue Reading →
I was in Portsmouth on Saturday for Pompey versus Gills. Portsmouth is owned by former Walt Disney chief executive Michael Eisner¹. Gillingham is in a League One relegation battle that Continue Reading →
It’s the feast day of the patron saint of England.
District to Victoria to St Pancras ‡‡‡ Eurostar ‡‡‡ to Gare du Nord to 4 to 1.
Do you remember the GameStop short squeeze? There’s a relationship between it and the offer from Elon for Twitter. The common thread is the existential threat the hoi polloi (deplorables, Continue Reading →
(1) This is from The Cathedrals of England by Alec Clifton-Taylor: Armature: A metal framework, in the Middle Ages always of iron, introduced into a large untraceried window to support Continue Reading →