All the Riches of Araby. November 2015.

Dear Rowley, With the exception of the¬†Cheapside Hoard exhibition at the Museum of London, I think we can say without bias that the Victoria & Albert Museum curates the most spectacular jewellery exhibitions in London if not the world. The … Continue reading

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Rage Against The Machine. November 2013.

Dear Rowley, Is there any phrase that strikes terror into the heart and chills the soul as much as ‘self-service check out’? In a scenario not dissimilar to the Ebola virus or the Black Plague, self-service supermarket check outs were … Continue reading

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El Dorado. October 2013.

Dear Rowley, I’ve often harrumphed about the Tristrams employed to promote my neighbourhood trying to rebrand Bloomsbury, Fitzrovia and Holborn as ‘Midtown’. This ghastly moniker pillaged from New York drains all the romance from being a Bloomsbury setter. For writers, … Continue reading

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