Fall from Grace. June 2014.

Dear Rowley, London delivers so much more than it promises. I was handing La Farmer into her landau after a BFI screening of Grace of Monaco outside the Aldwych theatre where Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies is playing and bumped smack bang into … Continue reading

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Bring Up The Bodies. February 2013.

Dear Rowley, At lunch in the chairman’s dining room at Berry Bros & Rudd yesterday I discovered a fellow former English Literature student at Newcastle University who shared an appreciation of the acid drops that emanated from the pens of … Continue reading

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A Sartorial Snapper. May 2012.

Dear Rowley, So much news and such little ink flowing on my behalf this last week. Without doubt the highlight of the last seven days was the publication of Hilary Mantel’s Bring Up The Bodies: the second in her series … Continue reading

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Off With Her Head. July 2011.

Dear Rowley, The most extraordinary thing. I was tripping through Bloomsbury Square when I chanced upon a couple eating al-fresco on the grass – not dissimilar to Manet’ Dejuner sur l’herbe – wearing T-shirts bearing the legend ‘Very personal trainer’. … Continue reading

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