Easter Island – alive and well in Soho?

The April 1986 edition of World of Interiors has a feature headlined “Soho strip”. It’s written by Doris Saatchi, as Doris Lockhart then was, a New York-born writer and art connoisseur married to advertiser Charles Saatchi. There is a great portrait of her by Robert Mapplethorpe, though somewhat undermined for me by Red Dwarf – … Continue reading Easter Island – alive and well in Soho?

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Is the car park skeleton Richard III? Of course not. It’s a skeleton

As I said to the editor Rob Attar, hat’s off to BBC History magazine for its lead news story, “Was the skeleton in the car park really Richard III?” Plenty of people could be accused of exploiting the identification, from the publishers of a seemingly endless supply of Richard III-related books (see selective list at … Continue reading Is the car park skeleton Richard III? Of course not. It’s a skeleton