A pilot version of the Film Club: Arthur Beale, July 2 from 18:30

We’re delighted to confirm that a showing of the 1979 movie version of The Riddle of the Sands, starring Michael York, Simon MacCorkindale and Jenny Agutter, is going to be put on by Arthur Beale, the only ships chandler left in Central London, on the evening of July 2 2015. Do come along! Apparently thereContinue reading “A pilot version of the Film Club: Arthur Beale, July 2 from 18:30”

The last ship chandler in London

In the opening chapter of The Riddle of the Sands, Carruthers is shaken from his bored torpor by a letter and a sort-of shopping list. (See September 23): Bring your gun and a good lot of No. 4’s; and would you mind calling at Lancaster’s and asking for mine, and bringing it too? Bring someContinue reading “The last ship chandler in London”