The Roman Spring of Mrs Stone. August 2012.

Dear Rowley, Do you play the stock market darling? When I’ve got a few shekels I am seriously considering it. Of course only in a Mapp & Lucia¬†fashion: ‘Siriami she said darkly’. I think what with the Olympics and Paralympics … Continue reading

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Agent Provocateur. July 2011

Dear Rowley, I’m beginning to agree with the Daily Mail that we’re blowing the phone hacking scandal out of all proportion. The world’s economy is teetering on the brink like an Essex girl after one too many Snowballs and yet … Continue reading

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Fitting Days April 2011

Dear Rowley, Highlight of the week? I finally got to see Gail in Capri (the dry cleaner not the island) after weeks of narrowly missing each other. Gail is off to a wedding in Dublin and had me in hysterics … Continue reading

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Savile Row Days March 2011

Dear Rowley, It was the best of times, it was the worst of times as Dickens has it…frequently. Wednesday began at Geo F. Trumper with Liz and Sidik on fine form as my locks were trimmed and nails buffed. It … Continue reading

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We’ve Never Had It So Bad 2011

Dear Rowley, Brass monkeys this morning, isn’t it? I stoated down to the kitchen at 5.30am wrapped in a duvet like Marlene Dietrich at the Queen’s Theatre: rigid in my swan’s down. Apparently, a rat has been seen at No … Continue reading

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