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Not a capital example

Talking of Serota, Astragal had the pleasure of sitting next to the great man during the course of the dinner (which was much better than the scoff one usually expects at such functions). Ever the politician, the modern day Medici gave very little away, apart from one slip: ‘I wouldn’t recommend Olympic organisers look for inspiration to Liverpool’s Capital of Culture,’ he said knowingly. Fortunately Sir Nick is far too sophisticated to use such terminology, but the frustration in his eyes was reminiscent of a phrase that includes the words ‘piss up’ and ‘brewery’.

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