A Travel Writer’s Dream Dinner Party: Who Makes The Cut?

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A Travel Writer’s Dream Dinner Party: Who Makes The Cut?

Words by Ms Sophy Roberts

22 August 2020

Clockwise from left: Mr Bruce Chatwin. Photograph by Aurimages via ZUMA Press; Mr Anton Chekov. Photograph by ullstein bild via Getty Images; Mr Peter Fleming. Photograph by Mr Howard Coster/AF Fotografie/Alamy

“He is the elder brother of the novelist Mr Ian Fleming and the inspiration behind 007. He certainly looks the part. He arrives at dinner with the dust of China’s Taklamakan Desert on his boots”
“I intended to bring back a souvenir to add to Mr Shand’s spoils, which included two headhunter skulls he called ‘The Twins’ and a G-string made from cassowary feathers”

Illustrations by Mr Mike McQuade

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