‘The Great Globe’

Until I read Father and Son by Edmund Gosse I had not heard of ‘The Great Globe’. The idea for the ‘Great Globe’ was conceived by MP, Charing Cross map-maker … Continue reading ‘The Great Globe’

Suicide of a Captain

Last year I visited Thurso bay to visit the memorial to Captain Michael Atwell Slater [1796-1842] the hydrographer who helped chart Scotland’s coastline. Alas, I found that his memorial had … Continue reading Suicide of a Captain

‘lacrimae rerum’

Peter and Sian share a love of all that Edmund de Waal creates. This is the Observer review of his latest book ‘Letters to Camondo’:

Be ‘more like Paddington’

The Telegraph, Sunday 8th November 2020: Paddington has featured in some of my films, such as this film based on a short trip to London in December 2017: