“We call it the Pentagon,” explains Clive, after he has telescoped out of his chair to meet me. And so it is, but very irregular and basic. There is a wood-fired burner for heating, a rudimentary set of bookshelves, a dreadful bit of human rights statuary that Emily won't have in the house, an Apple Mac, an iBook and an iPhone, a Thermos for Clive's coffee, and no loo. Although he says that he goes back to the house for a pee, I wonder. There are bushes - and no one, surely, is that saintly."
Tuesday, March 10, 2009
Human rights lawyer Clive Stafford Smith is interviewed by David Aaronovitch in The Times about his work, some of which takes place in a garden office - or as Aaronovitch describes it "a medium-sized garden shed with steamed-up windows" - at his Dorset home. He continues:
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