Girl Power. December 2015.

Dear Rowley, While roughing-out a flat plan for the Henry Poole book, we had to decide on fifty of the great customers from our Hall of Fame to feature as full profiles. It isn’t widely known that Poole’s tailored for … Continue reading

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Chelsea Flower Show. May 2012.

Dear Rowley, Did I tell you they’ve opened a new Cordon Bleu school on Bloomsbury Square? The cafe is absolutely to die and manned by Gallic cuties who can do things with saxifrage that makes one’s eyes stand out on … Continue reading

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Grecian 2011. September 2011.

Dear Rowley, Well darling, how did we leave London for the holidays? Like Anastasia fleeing the Boleshevik hoards. We packed everything civilised such as Earl Grey, Marmite and the Cambridge Emeralds and fled for Gatwick with not a moment to … Continue reading

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The Lady is a Vamp May 2011

Dear Rowley, Sometimes you’ve got to love the British press. They are having an absolute ball ‘dropping earrings’ about the mystery ladies and gentlemen who have blocked the newspapers by law from naming profile adulterers. I love that phrase ‘dropping … Continue reading

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Shopping April 2011

Dear Rowley, A rather frustrating day late last week with a visit to the National Archives in Kew. We were led to believe that the National Archives had a substantial amount of material relating to Henry Poole & Co so … Continue reading

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