Bed, Bath & Beyond. October 2015.

Dear Rowley, Weren’t you enchanted by Philip Hoare’s biography of ‘prince-of-aesthetes’ Stephen Tennant? As a text book for young gentlemen who understand how to mis-match textiles and have a penchant for Coldstream Guards, Serious Pleasures¬†is equal to the definitive Hugo … Continue reading

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Rose Tinted. January 2015.

Dear Rowley, I know you would be the first to agree that the past is a comfortable pillow on which to rest your pin curled locks. We both tend to alight on the 20s and 30s as a period in … Continue reading

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Vile Bodies. March 2014.

Dear Rowley, Oh my Lord! My health is as fragile as Kelly Brook’s marital record. Something is going to have to give but rest assured I will claw it back come hook or crook when I get my energy back. … Continue reading

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I’ve Been To A Marvellous Party. December 2011.

Dear Rowley, As La Farmer would say, I feel like I’ve been shot out of a canon; rather in the spirit of Carol Channing in Thoroughly Modern Millie¬†hollering ‘raspberries darling!’ . As the old boiler said to the taxi dancer, … Continue reading

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