Hatchards November 2010

Dear Rowley, What a jolly super day. This pm I signed one hundred Savile Row books at Hatchards: arguably the most august bookshop in London and one of the oldest. Can you imagine the bums that have sat on that … Continue reading

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The House of Hardy Amies November 2010

Dear Rowley, I have still resisted the dark mark to join all the Harry Potter freaks at a showing of the Deathly Hallows. But it did get me pondering how cleverly J. K. Rowling has created a magical world with … Continue reading

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Artificial Flowers November 2010

Dear Rowley, Much hilarity on Oxford Street today; closed, as it is annually at the end of November, for Christmas shopping. Now I will defend London to the hilt when it comes to unfavourable comparisons with the US of A. … Continue reading

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With Apologies to Noel Coward November 2010

Dear Rowley, As promised a shot of Scott at Bloomsbury Towers wearing the Tom Baker sequin jacket for a bit of a do tonight at which Bespoke Banter is filming and Scott is presenting. Hell! He looks better in it … Continue reading

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I’ve Been To A Marvelous Party 22nd November 2010

Dear Rowley, Can you remember the Memorial service at St George’s a couple of years ago when I recited Noel Coward’s I’ve Been To A Marvelous Party with the names altered to reflect all the dearest friends of our dear … Continue reading

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