A Manhattan in Manhattan seemed to be the best way to kick off this
spur-of-the-moment trip. Flight predictably appalling but that's
fading now thanks to Maker's Mark, red vermouth and a very speedy
An interior design history enthusiast and in my own way an erstwhile chronicler of those I call the Lost Generation - those men, some of them gay and many of whom died of AIDS in the 1980s and 1990s, and who are to a great degree forgotten.