24 Hours of Elegance. April 2013.

Dear Rowley, I had an intriguing invitation a couple of weeks ago to speak at the White Palace in Belgrade for the annualĀ 24 Hours of Elegance event dedicated to all things luxurious. The three-day event is co-hosted by the Crown … Continue reading

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No Place Like Home. April 2013.

Dear Rowley, The past week has been something of a family affair. I’ve just returned from Derbyshire where we celebrated my father’s 70th birthday with the circle of trust invited to lunch on Sunday in Bakewell that resembled nothing so … Continue reading

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Diamond Days. April 2013.

Dear Rowley, When I wrote for the FT one of my favourite assignments was always to indulge in a diamond day: having the opportunity to handle exceptional gemstones destined for the finger or ear lobe of of the imaginary Middle … Continue reading

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The Lady. April 2013.

Dear Rowley, I was terribly saddened to hear that Baroness Thatcher died yesterday in a suite at The Ritz after suffering a stroke. Apparently the Lady had been living as a guest of owners the Barclay brothers since she was … Continue reading

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