Charles Tyrwhitt

The Challenge of a Huge Bargain and Complex Fulfillment
May 17, 2013

Having just returned from London—and an avowed Anglophile—I watched with relish the ceremony of the Queen's speech at the opening of Parliament. The horses, coaches, costumes and rituals were brought off with absolute perfection, because it is scripted down to a gnat's eyebrow. The key: a checklist going back to the 16th century.