All the same person, and all called Alexander Peter Dukes Starting early, this little boy always had something to say. So later on, he said it as a barrister in a court of law. In winter, especially in his younger days, he loved to go skiing with friends . . . when not changing the world, when not acting in radical avant-garde theatre, when not saving the macaw, when not exhibiting at Tate Britain, or thinking, writing or talking about aphorisms..