Stepping Out. February 2017.

Dear Rowley, I haven’t been in one of those ‘sky is blue, moon is new’ moods for such a long time. For both of us, winter in London is like salt on a slug, darling. Seasonal affective disorder isn’t even … Continue reading

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Alpha Males. June 2014.

Dear Rowley, Much excitement at Bloomsbury Towers when an invitation arrived to preview Solange Azagury-Partridge’s debut men’s jewellery collection Alpha at No 5 Carlos Place. Solange is one of that elite club of contemporary fine jewellers to design pieces acquired … Continue reading

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Back in Business. December 2012.

Dear Rowley, Are you superstitious? I certainly am. It’s not coincidental that we’ve had the wettest year since Noah slipped on his Barbour and those nearest and dearest to me have found 2012 something of a maelstrom both professionally and … Continue reading

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Stage Fright. December 2012.

Dear Rowley, I do feel sorry for the young. They’re so busy Wii-ing, texting and making ‘friends’ on Facebook that there aren’t hours in the day to watch black and white movie double bills as I did when I was … Continue reading

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Brussels. September 2012.

Dear Rowley, An invitation to Brussels from my friend the vampire Hugo ‘Parisian Gentleman’ Jacomet to attend a dinner in honour of Aston Martin and John Lobb Ltd collaborating on the design of the definitive car shoe. Hugo is the … Continue reading

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