Masterpiece. June 2012.

Dear Rowley, Lovely to see Chrissie Evert and Martina Navratilova at Wimbledon on first week Saturday. Chris is commentating and Martina is in the Royal Box. Serena Williams is on court and serving up a storm however a gorgeous little … Continue reading

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New Balls Please. June 2012.

Dear Rowley, As they say down the souk in old Tangier town, ‘Trust in Allah but tie-up your camel’. This has been my philosophy for 2012. Once we’d put The Perfect Gentleman┬áto bed in March, I started to enjoy the … Continue reading

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Ciao Italia. June 2012.

Dear Rowley, Just returned to Bloomsbury Towers after the Italian trip to Florence and Milan. You know one is back in England when you arrive at the Heathrow Express platform only to be told some poor stiff has thrown himself … Continue reading

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Dark Heart of Italy. June 2012.

Dear Rowley, After a weekend off in Florence, it was a train to Milano Centrale for the final two days of men’s shows before I return to London. The train to Milan gave much pause for thought – don’t they … Continue reading

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Palazzo Pitti. June 2012.

Dear Rowley, Florence is an entirely different city when Pitti Uomo has finished and the fashion boys have left town for the Milan shows. I still can’t get out of the habit of getting up at an ungodly hour so … Continue reading

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