Posts Tagged: Julian Maclaren-Ross

Mr X

BBC Radio 4 offer a documentary about Fitzrovian fixture Julian Maclaren-Ross.

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Mr X

BBC Radio 4 offer a documentary about Fitzrovian fixture Julian Maclaren-Ross.

Shopping with Julian Maclaren-Ross

“In an era of uniformity, of wartime austerity, his appearance ensured that he was as conspicuous as a Technicolor interloper in a monochrome movie. “

Shopping with Julian Maclaren-Ross

“In an era of uniformity, of wartime austerity, his appearance ensured that he was as conspicuous as a Technicolor interloper in a monochrome movie. “

Julian Maclaren-Ross at 100

It’s hard to shake the suspicion that if an author of Julian Maclaren-Ross’s undeniable gifts and compelling myth had emerged anywhere else in Europe but Britain, his centenary would be a much bigger deal.

Julian Maclaren-Ross at 100

It’s hard to shake the suspicion that if an author of Julian Maclaren-Ross’s undeniable gifts and compelling myth had emerged anywhere else in Europe but Britain, his centenary would be a much bigger deal.

Summer Flowers

In writing about people who died long ago, frequently in obscurity, it’s heart-warming to know that their secret influence continues to erupt in unpredictable locations around the globe.

Summer Flowers

In writing about people who died long ago, frequently in obscurity, it’s heart-warming to know that their secret influence continues to erupt in unpredictable locations around the globe.

Fitzrovia revisited

In honour of Julian Maclaren-Ross’s birthday we’re off to Fitzrovia, London’s bedsit Parnassus which inspired and witnessed the louche bohemian’s greatest triumphs and travails.

Fitzrovia revisited

In honour of Julian Maclaren-Ross’s birthday we’re off to Fitzrovia, London’s bedsit Parnassus which inspired and witnessed the louche bohemian’s greatest triumphs and travails.

Strange Flowers guide to London: part 2

Fitzrovia was a stone’s throw from Bloomsbury but a world away in temperament. According to the Times Literary Supplement, Fitzrovia was “a world of outsiders, down-and-outs, drunks, sensualists, homosexuals and eccentrics”. In short, the spiritual home of Strange Flowers.

Strange Flowers guide to London: part 2

Fitzrovia was a stone’s throw from Bloomsbury but a world away in temperament. According to the Times Literary Supplement, Fitzrovia was “a world of outsiders, down-and-outs, drunks, sensualists, homosexuals and eccentrics”. In short, the spiritual home of Strange Flowers.

Dress-down Friday: Julian Maclaren-Ross

No memoir of metropolitan literary life in the 1940s and 1950s would be complete without a vivid supporting part for him, invariably one where he wreaks inadvertent havoc on the memoirist’s hitherto orderly existence.

Dress-down Friday: Julian Maclaren-Ross

No memoir of metropolitan literary life in the 1940s and 1950s would be complete without a vivid supporting part for him, invariably one where he wreaks inadvertent havoc on the memoirist’s hitherto orderly existence.