JW went back to Nottingham on Tuesday, having won the last exchange 2-1, making us level pegging at 56-56.
Yesterday I had a meeting with former Ambassador Andebrhan W Giorgis, the newly appointed Africa Advocacy Director of the International Crisis Group, an excellent source of information and analysis. (www.crisisgroup.org)
Speaking of favourite sites, edwardthesecond.blogspot.com/index.html is a model of what blogs should be. Its informative, amusing and well written, and Alianore deservedly gets a lot of favourable comments. Her current post is about Maud de Chaworth my 18G grandmother, who died February 19, 1317/18, and was half-sister of Hugh le Despenser,Edward II's notorious favourite and 20G grandfather.