Life, Death & Cats

Ten years ago my beloved feline friend and companion, Galahad, died, age 14.5 years. To some the death of a pet is like, So What. To others, like myself, it’s a loss as profound as that of any human friend. In some ways it’s worse. There is something about the relationship with an animal that… Continue reading Life, Death & Cats

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Discovering my Grandfather: a piece of Russian history

Some years ago I lived¬†near Cambridge in a wonderful flat that was the top floor of a large Georgian house. The owners, Terrence and Iris Armstrong, were friends as well as landlords and I was often invited to Sunday lunch which I enjoyed since they almost always had interesting guests. One time they particularly wanted… Continue reading Discovering my Grandfather: a piece of Russian history