Man of Letters. May 2016.

Dear Rowley, In my extensive, some would say exhaustive, research into the history of Savile Row, there is a frustrating lack of information about the founding fathers: Gieves, Hawkes, Kilgour, Davies, Huntsman, Anderson or Sheppard. Of them all, the most … Continue reading

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Far Pavilions. October 2014.

Dear Rowley, Brighton Royal Pavilion has to be the singular most peculiar residence ever commissioned by an English prince. The Nash exterior is an Indian palace decorated with domes, minarets and filigree arches but is painted to resemble Portland stone. … Continue reading

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A Cowardesque Evening & Romanesque morning March 2011

Dear Rowley, Aren’t we all a little preoccupied with our own little worlds – whether that being Royal Ascot, the Savoy or the Noel Coward Society party that had all my attention this week – at the cost of realising … Continue reading

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