An outpouring of anniversaries – Places in the sky

Other People’s Places: The Battle of Waterloo. Runnymede. An airfield in WW2. Flying Fortresses. This lunchtime, my father, who is 91, put down his soup spoon, muted the news and lifted a finger, indicating we should listen to the sound of distant thunder. His ear was once attuned to this particular sound. He got to…

Salve Sassenach – An Outlander in Rome

Other People’s Places mentioned in conversation today: A Pimm’s Party starting at 6pm. A Fashion Bermuda Triangle in a bedroom which mysteriously hides things then spits them back out. Willesborough in Ashford. I have recently become addicted to Outlander. Dr Ken Fox and I have been researching Seriality in Breaking Bad and I check all…