Literary London

Posted by Robert Peake.

We went up to Hertfordshire to visit Val’s parents yesterday. On the way to our train in King’s Cross station, we passed a bricked-in archway with half a luggage trolley stuck into it, as if passing straight through the wall. Above the trolley, a standard train station placard announced: “Platform 9 3/4″. That’s right–the magic… Read more »

Stephen Fry on Language

Posted by Robert Peake.

This is, or course, the work for which Stephen Fry was granted an honorary doctorate from Oxbridge in the field of Transubstantive Metalanguage: Thank you, Doctor Fry.