1. Ten Quick Questions for Glen Baxter
    Posted On: September 18th, 2017

    Ten Quick Questions for Glen Baxter

    1. What was the first wine that really captured your attention and where were you at the time? The first wine that really captured my attention was Picpoul de Pinet many years ago when it was little known outside of Sète the great seafood port of Languedoc. I had an exhibition there and everyone was […]
  2. Advent Artwork
    Posted On: December 10th, 2014

    Advent Artwork

    Back in the olden days before Facebook and YouTube, when we could still coerce our progeny into communal craftwork, we decided to resist the commercialisation of Christmas and create an in-house Christmas card. What began as a bit of a lark has now become a labour of love and as the festive season looms we […]
  3. Baxter's Back
    Posted On: March 6th, 2014

    Baxter's Back

    I first became acquainted with the work of Glen Baxter as an impoverished, young graduate when I secured (not very) gainful employment distributing incoming faxes around the labyrinth offices of Arthur Andersen’s Management Consultancy at the Temple, London WC2. My lowly position provided ample time to moon about the corridors admiring the magnificent modern art […]
  4. Faxes and Baxters
    Posted On: October 2nd, 2013

    Faxes and Baxters

    When I was demobbed from University in the late 1980s with an ill-deserved 2.2 in Social Policy & Administration (I know – no wonder they introduced fees) the country was in the midst of an economic downturn (plus ça change) and, in desperation to secure the £40 per week rent for my box-room in Brixton, […]
  5. Why we love liqueurs
    Posted On: December 15th, 2010

    Why we love liqueurs

    Serving liqueurs to guests might seem rather old-fashioned, but we’re backing them for a comeback. Rather like cardigan-wearing, you’ve got to get it just right to avoid looking like you’ve just stepped off the set of ‘Ashes to Ashes’ but, done well, they’re deliciously enjoyable. So out with the Blue Bols and cheese footballs, in with […]
  6. Big in Poitiers
    Posted On: September 8th, 2010

    Big in Poitiers

    A few years ago I had the good fortune to be introduced to the artist Glen Baxter after a rather long lunch (me not him) at the Academy Club in Soho. I am sure I gushed on at length about what a great admirer of his work I am but fortunately Glen has a tolerant […]

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