'My wife, Elizabeth, and I always appreciate it when those invited can bring their partners,' writes Sir Iain, 'and we would be delighted if you and your wife could join us (in June) when we intend to take as our topic 'Crime'.'
So now you know. Up there, going round and round, every two months or so, putting the world to rights, are Sir Iain and Elizabeth and their guests. Spooky thought, isn't it?
Captain's Note: Last week BT announced pounds 2.76bn pre-tax profits. This year it expects to cut another 15,000 jobs. Sir Iain is paid pounds 465,000 a year and has been awarded a pounds 185,000 bonus.Reuse content