Gawd Bless You Ma’am. June 2012.

Dear Rowley, Just got back to Bloomsbury Towers having had a knees-up and a flag wave at the Savoy’s Diamond Jubilee street party. Having spent the morning with the editor of Uomo Japan having breakfast at Cecconi’s, I can say … Continue reading

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Casta Diva. August 2011.

Dear Rowley, Have you seen that ludicrous BBC ad promoting swimming: the big splash. It sounds like 2am in Soho when a chap doesn’t have a place to go except the doorstep of Trashy Lingerie on Old Compton Street. Big … Continue reading

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Trouble for Lucia June 2011

Dear Rowley, As Miss Midler Says, ‘time flies when you’re on Prozac’. Only kidding, darling. But time has certainly taken wing of late since I returned from Menorca. I had a call from my editor on The Rake (the style … Continue reading

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Big Pony December 2010

Dear Rowley, You know I adore Ralph Lauren. The Christmas windows on Bond Street alone confirm that the guy can ‘do’ British better than we can. There is a level of slick and polish that one cannot help but admire. … Continue reading

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Flower Arranging November 2010

Dear Rowley, According to the Saturday Telegraph, the lion’s share of British adults would choose to go back to the 1980s if they could return to any decade. This is really Margaret Thatcher’s compliment. End of story. Have you received … Continue reading

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