A Chorus Line. March 2013.

Dear Rowley, Don’t you long for the days when Europe was somewhere ‘over there’ and didn’t really enter our consciousness from one day to the next? Yes I know that the perilous state of the wretched Euro has an impact … Continue reading

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The Tailor-Made Man. March 2013.

Dear Rowley, On Friday I booked tickets for the Arts Theatre’s new musical The Tailor-Made Man for La Farmer, Mr Bowering, Simon and myself. The Tailor-Made Man is a musical based on the life and love story of Hollywood idol William Haines. Billy Haines … Continue reading

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The Golden Shears. March 2013.

Dear Rowley, To the Merchant Taylors’ Hall on Monday night for the Golden Shears Awards held every two years and open to Savile Row apprentices and fashion colleges alike. The shortlist is drawn-up by a technical team of Row cutters … Continue reading

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Emerald Eyes. March 2013.

Dear Rowley, Doesn’t it always amuse when party planning and common sense threaten to collide? I only ask having been on La Farmer’s arm last week to attend the unveiling of an exceptional collection of jewels commissioned by Gemfields from … Continue reading

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Go East Young Man. March 2013.

Dear Rowley, One of the joys of visiting my parents in Derbyshire for Mother’s Day is the rail journey from London courtesy of East Midlands Trains. With a rare flash of foresight, I had booked First Class without, like Anne … Continue reading

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