“I was talking to your husband before we sat down to table,” he said.
Ah. So what do you say? Oh yes, it’s his favourite topic? Oh, he’s such an expert? So what does he know about it? Fancy him remembering?
Keeping up international relations is not as easy as you might think. Until the end of 2009, British born Sandra Aragona was Italian Ambassadress in London, and before that in Moscow. In this funny and observant book, she gives the lowdown on high society, and the perils and pitfalls of life in the diplomatic fast lane.