I Kissed A Girl and I Liked It. November 2015.

Dear Rowley, I mourn the closure of so many of my old haunts: The Piano Bar, The Black Cap, 79CXR and Madame Jojo’s. Worse perhaps is a change of ownership when a pub notorious for rent boys such as The … Continue reading

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Bring Up The Bodies. December 2013.

Dear Rowley, You’ll be relieved to hear that come Christmas Day, prohibition was repealed at the Sherwood family home so knees were rouged, stockings rolled down and a good time was had by all. We had a house full of … 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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A Birthday Treat. July 2012.

Dear Rowley, Do you recall my friend Inga Ruby? Inga worked very closely with me when we first curated the Archive Room at No 1 Savile Row for Gieves & Hawkes. When she left Gieves, I felt it was all … Continue reading

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Cha-Cha Heels. May 2012.

Dear Rowley, Much excitement this week filming a pre-record at the Design Museum’s 20th anniversary exhibition celebrating Christian Louboutin for ITV This Morning. Paying homage to Louboutin’s early years as a best boy backstage at the Follies Bergere, the centrepiece … Continue reading

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