The grand central avenue of Kensal Green Cemetery is a fascinating place, full of pompous mausoleums and monuments to minor royalty and celebrities of the mid-19th century. One of the most noticeable features at the [more…]


Blond Boris

A Cautionary Tale with acknowledgements to Hilaire Belloc Since the millennium began, Blond Boris was Tomorrow’s Man. He’d worked his way up to this spot By means that many have forgot: Eton and Balliol, The [more…]


Fat David

Fat David told such dreadful lies It took the devil by surprise. His infant fibs appalled his nurse; From here he went from bad to worse. At school, this plump and pampered youth Showed utter [more…]