I Miss His Impatience with Dullards, the Loud Laugh at the Wrong Time
Ascherson, Neal, The Independent (London, England)
LAST WEEK, there was a party in London to celebrate the withdrawal of Russian troops from the Baltic states. Great figures and grave envoys jostled with the most peculiar and shadowy individuals. It was fun.
The ambassadors of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia (he was the one with the blond beard) welcomed the guests. The Russian ambassador turned up, which was correct but rather courageous. Not many people knew what to say to him, until an elderly lady took him under her wing and launched into affable conversation: startled glances established that this was Baroness Thatcher. With perfect tact, he left before the speeches and toasts, during which the Iron Lady - who swung …
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Publication information: Article title: I Miss His Impatience with Dullards, the Loud Laugh at the Wrong Time. Contributors: Ascherson, Neal - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: September 11, 1994. Page number: Not available. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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