Cash & Cary. March 2016.

Dear Rowley, One of the benefits of living in Bloomsbury is that you’re never far from history in the making. Last week, for instance, Rupert Murdock and Jerry Hall’s wedding was blessed at the journalists’ church of St Brides, Fleet … Continue reading

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Open A New Window. September 2012.

Dear Rowley, If there’s one thing you do this year I would urge you to find a box set of the Timothy West Edward VII. Weighing in at 13-hours, it is historically accurate in script and costume. We’ve just got … Continue reading

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Is It Over? September 2012.

Dear Rowley, Did you enjoy the Paralympic Games Closing Ceremony? I thought it both beautiful and profoundly moving. I even came round to Rhiannon after her sensational performance with Coldplay. It was a fitting end to a perfect weekend and … Continue reading

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The Final Push. August 2012.

Dear Rowley, Glorious tintanabulations! I had a call from the lovely AdĂ©lia at Thames & Hudson (my publisher’s PA and so much more) to tell me the first advance copy of The Perfect Gentleman was hot off the presses and ready … Continue reading

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The Bowes Museum. August 2012.

Dear Rowley, Rather a lot to catch up on since the escapade to Newcastle upon Tyne so apologies for the radio silence. Were you finally seduced by the Team GB (why not Great British Team?) gold rush at the Olympics. … Continue reading

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