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‘Other people take drugs; I go to movies. Full stop’

Gillian Anstey on her colleague and mentor Barry Ronge

17 July 2022 - 00:00 By Gillian Anstey

My working relationship with Barry Ronge started with the word “apropos”. I remember it so well because I had never before — or since — heard the word spoken. “Apropos our earlier conversation,” he said, “we are going to increase our arts coverage and I am going to need an assistant. Would you be interested?”..

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