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Friday, 19 January 2018

At The Wallace Collection

An outstanding one-hour guided tour today.

"In 2018, the Wallace Collection celebrates the 200th birthday of the founder, Sir Richard Wallace".

Other highlights:

Brexit and the Dreamers

Simon Jenkins - "Don’t fixate on a second Brexit vote. Focus instead on trade",The Guardian

Worth a read.

Brexit: What if Britain changes its mind? Andrew Duff, European Policy Centre

Both recommended by Eurointelligence.

Making Wigs for Silks, etc. Ede & Ravenscroft

A fascinating visit to Chancery Lane, to watch my son being fitted out for his forthcoming QC ceremony.

Ede and Ravenscroft has over 300 years' experience of specialist legal wear tailoring and wig making.

The oldest tailors in London, founded 1689. We were lucky enough to be invited to learn something about the making of legal wigs.

After inspecting the ominous sentencing wig, we retired to The Seven Stars.