London based former auction specialist turned antique dealer. Quirky "Country House in the City" stuff is his thing, with a penchant for antique games including backgammon, chess and mechanical amusements. In other life an enthusiastic amateur cook, writer and blogger (aka The Greasy Spoon). Has written for The Spectator, Homes & Antiques, The Hotspur and The Dabbler. Enjoys backgammon, piano and gin and has an unhealthy interest in second-hand books and unreliable cars.