All I can say is that I feel blessed to have known such a beautiful, gentle, regal, incomparable individual: Rodney Archer.

This photograph, and this painting, do justice to the elegance that was Rodney…



But nothing does it better than this video. How many people begin their day with joyfully giving change to the local gas sniffers for a cup of tea?

Read more about the wonderful man, whom I have known since the day I was born, in a couple of fantastic blog posts about the Spitalfields community here and here.