fundamentalist power in the Kingdom waxed. ‘Singing School’ – A rock is trader slang for a million of any currency. Acronyms refers to trader terms for financial items, e.g. bps for basis points, CDO for collateralised debt obligation, BOSS for bond and option sales strategy. ‘Heeps’ – Uriah Heep, a sycophantic, ambitious, avaricious, loathsome clerk in Dickens’ David Copperfield. ‘Martha, Mary and Mary Magdalene, Retouched’ – Anthony Rudolph commissioned and printed this ekphrastic poem along with other commissioned works as an eightieth birthday tribute for Paula Rego. ‘Lament for Grace’ – A chute is sailor’s slang for a spinnaker, the large, traditionally bulbous, light sail used when sailing downwind.