Approaching the door to the party I hear the chipping of hummingbirds and up in the branches on the edge of the drive something more important to me than host and hostess waiting two tight and sacred in flight, at rest in the evening’s silhouette. 18 September 1982 San Diego

Mold and crust on the top of the cheese is characteristic of Stilton and does not impair the rest of the cheese. It should be scraped off with a knife before serving.