JACK QUEEN KING JOKER.

Tatler, October 2011

They say it’s because of Will and Kate that we’re all smitten with Britain. And next year’s Olympics are looming large. But England is of course top of the pops at the moment.

I snapped this lovely laughy portrait of Liz, smiling down at me from the walls of an antique shop in Cape Town.

And how do you like the soldier girl in hotpants, with Union Jack behind?

It has ef-all to do with Englishness, but this king was too big to ignore.

Spotted in the flower buckets at Pick 'n Pay yesterday. A blom bigger than my face.

Reminds me of. When King George was in the throes of an existential crisis, wondering whether he should get out of the business of kinging, Wallis Simpson said:

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