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Tag Archives: Innes Ireland

ABOUT ENGLAND

A BOOK is a wonderful gift, often because of unexpected things to which it leads. Georgina, a dear English friend, gifted us with a book that, according to its cover … Continue reading

July 27, 2013 · 2 Comments

OLD SCHOOL TIES

I’ve managed to get through most of my life without wearing ties. Not that I don’t appreciate this element of traditional menswear. In fact, rummaging through my books recently I … Continue reading

May 30, 2013 · 5 Comments

POETRY FROM INNES

INNES IRELAND was an extremely talented racecar driver—giving Team Lotus its first F1 victory in 1961—a wonderful raconteur and writer, and a dear friend. Stories galore come to mind. I … Continue reading

May 7, 2013 · 3 Comments

BENETTON B186

THE RECENT U.S. Grand Prix in Austin, Texas, reminds me of my own Formula 1 drive. (It’s difficult to work this into ordinary conversation—but it can be done.) The car … Continue reading

November 25, 2012 · 2 Comments