My many visits to Europe’s poorest country, Moldova, have always given me much to savour.
With wall-to-wall war on our TV screens I got to thinking about my work visits to Ukraine.
As Chair of Stepney’s Half Moon Theatre in the 1970s I was witness to an extraordinary chapter in its history.
As a teenager I spent two years at St Joseph’s College, Mark Cross, in the mistaken belief I would make it as a Roman Catholic priest. This memoire dates from a reunion of old Mark Crucians in March 2014.
On a windy winter’s night in 2012 I tried to exorcise a demon that had haunted me for half a century.