It can hardly be a coincidence that no language on Earth
has ever produced the expression "as pretty as an airport". Airports are ugly. Some are very ugly. Some attain a
degree of ugliness that can only be the result of a special
effort. This ugliness arises because airports ane full of
Robin’s thoughts on attending last Sunday’s celebration — and the speech she made, about Diana as a writer and a friend.
“Diana wouldn’t have had to be half the charming and fascinating human being she was to knock me over. But she *was* that charming and fascinating — even goofy with jet lag and culture shock. She was manifestly a wizard of enormous powers.”