I am not at all technology addicted but I do believe that working with reliable, appropriate equipment is as much part of a great service as the warm welcome and the delicious cup of coffee. When I received a set of new studio lights, they needed testing and, as I do not keep models in my wardrobe (they need regular feeding and constant attention), this was a brilliant excuse for a self-portrait.
I was on the radio this morning and talked to Phil Dawson, the station founder and presenter of the breakfast show on Fantasy Radio UK, about how difficult it is to experience a thoroughly satisfying coffee moment in Britain. Probably the best cup of coffee in the country is served … chez moi. And Whittard of Chelsea and I are celebrating our silver anniversary.