I have only been to Liverpool a handful of times, yet when I step off the train, clock the big clock, and walk out on to the high, wide steps with Liverpool below me I feel like I’ve come home. Opposite, St George’s Hall, looking as magnificent as The Acropolis to these soppy eyes.
You may not recognise all of the description by the head of department, but we all do Mark. Something wonderful came out of that house - maybe not a great bass player or astonishing song writer - but YOU! And we're very glad.
I reckon that is the first (and probably last) time that a Professorial commendation includes Kombucha Mayonnaise.
It means you get into my favourite Professors list along with Profs. Branestawm, Calculus, Emmett Brown, van Helsing, Moriarty and (of course) Plum.
As much time I give myself to read your emails I feel Alright like your heading of your Substack
What incredible words and a richly deserved honour - and feeling absolutely privileged to have savoured some of the deliciousness produced by shoving edibles into alcohol!
Wow you’re amazing, I always said so... Congratulations! That’s really something x