Posted on: 26-03-2015 | Category: Articles & Interviews
Town and Country (US) April 2015, “The Craziest House Party of the 20th Century”

    While thumbing through one of Cecil Beaton’s unpublished scrapbooks two years ago—enjoying a peek at a friend’s rarefied collection—I stumbled on a blurry black-and-white photograph of a tousle-haired youth. Beneath it Beaton had scribbled a caption: “Horrid Madboy.”   It was a thrilling discovery, as it offered a unique glimpse of the destructive

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Posted on: 08-03-2015 | Category: Events
Charleston Festival – in conversation with Selina Hastings and Juliet Nicolson

Sunday May 24th at 12pm MAY 24 2015 MY FAMILY AND OTHER ECCENTRICS Selina Hastings and Sofka Zinovieff with Juliet Nicolson 12.00pm Tickets £14 We cherish eccentrics, but what is it like if they are family members? Selina Hastings’ The Red Earl is a homage to her father, the 16th Earl of Huntingdon: an aristocrat who became a revolutionary,

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