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The excitement mounts: Sir Christopher Ricks is addressing us tomorrow on
'TS Eliot and cumulative plausibility' In the evening, Christopher Reid,
former Fabewr poetry editor, reads to us his own poetry, at Christies St
James auction rooms.

Saturday, it's calling upon the country estate of the landed gentry, at
Burnt Norton, near Chipping Campden in the Cotswolds.

Yesterday, it was two lectures within the actual  Ionian white and gold
interior of St Magnus Martyr Church near London Bridge, but sadly now
almost squeezed out of existence /subsumed by all the surrounding
commercial office blocks: just glad that St Pauls Cathedral still holds its
own in this regard and that Mammon has been kept at a respectful distance
from Wren's ultimate achievement..

As Charles Dickens once  attributed to Joe Gargery: 'Wot Larx' !!!