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Teenage kicks

It was at the Icon bash that Astragal was most amused to hear that arch-Classicist Francis Terry apparently went through ‘a massive Denys Lasdun phase’ while at university. Astragal is a huge believer in teenage rebellion, and while Francis’ stand hardly ranks at the same level as painting your bedroom blood red or running away with the circus, father Quinlan must have been hugely relieved to have him safely back in the Palladian fold.

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