Are We Nearly There Yet? January 2012.

Dear Rowley, Forgive the last ‘goodbye cruel world’ letter. I believe I had reached what is known in the writing trade as the ‘scrape the barrel and drain the bottle’ stage of completing my latest opus The Perfect Gentleman for Thames … Continue reading

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Tokyo Nights. January 2012.

Dear Rowley, Well, as the saying goes ‘nostalgia ‘aint what it used to be’. I had a conversation last night with Better Half who is rather a wise owl when all said and done. ‘Why’, I asked him ‘does it … Continue reading

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Like A Prayer. January 2012.

Dear Rowley, Where do I go to surrender? We’re in the final weeks of writing, editing and laying out my new Thames & Hudson opus The Perfect Gentleman and it has reached the stage when one becomes a feral beast who … Continue reading

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Leave by the Gift Shop. January 2012.

Dear Rowley, Doesn’t technology make slaves and fools of us all? I’m clocking on at weekends now in the mad dash to finish The Perfect Gentleman but as the prostitute said, ‘it’s not the work it’s the stairs’. Picture the scene … Continue reading

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Strike a Light. January 2012.

Dear Rowley, In tearing haste, I just couldn’t rest without giving you the second instalment of Letters from Piazza della Signoria as t’were. As you know I  migrated to Florence this week for the bi-annual Pitti Uomo men’s fashion fair … Continue reading

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