Sir Harry Kroto (continued)
Which Bonfire Society do you go to?
I’m never here for Bonfire Night any more, but when
I was I didn’t go to any specific society, I just walked
around town, with any friends who might be visiting.
Which newspaper do you read?
I used to read the Guardian, but not so much any more. Maybe
still on a Friday. I get the news from the TV. I watch the
10 o’clock news.
Are you pro or anti the Phoenix development?
I think there should be public access to that part of town
so people can enjoy the river.
Favourite Lewes landmark? The
White Hart. I believe that’s where Tom Paine discussed
his new ideas. That makes it a significant landmark because
he helped to shape the US constitution and the Bill of Rights.
How would you spend a perfect Sunday
afternoon? Most of the time I work. I have so much
to do. I have enough on my plate. Perhaps having lunch in
What on your hifi at the moment?
Kansas - Dust in the Wind.
Lewes would be better if… there
was much less traffic in town and the best bits of the place
were opened up so people who visited could really enjoy it.
What Lewes really doesn’t need
is… I don’t have any strong opinions on
Sir Harry will be making the opening presentation for the
Dialect Exhibition in the Old Market Lane Garage at 2pm on