……so a conversation a while back turned to who we would invite to a “dinner party for the ages”— you can invite anyone from any historical era— who would you invite??????
She said Alexander the Great, Solomon, Saladin, Da Vinci, Elizabeth the First of England, Rasputin, Cleopatra, The Borgias (Caesare, Lucretia, and Pope Alexander), Mark Twain, Louis XVI & Marie Antoinette, Jennifer Saunders & Joanna Lumley & Eddie Izzard.
I said Sulla, Augustus, Roger the Guiscard of Sicily (wiki him), Errol Flynn & Marlene Dietrich, Caravaggio, Oscar Wilde, Conan Doyle, George Macdonald Fraser, Howard Hawks, Claudia Cardinale, Marie De Medici, Catherine the Great and her horse,& , Mick & Keith.
We’re gonna need a bigger place…….
Over to you…….