Here’s Looking at You, Kid. September 2016.

Dear Rowley, As of Toronto, I have been very reluctant to go an awful lot further than the front door to Bloomsbury Towers. Yes, Mum and I had a terrific lunch at Wiltons (my London home-from-home) on gammon Thursday and … Continue reading

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The Duchess. September 2014.

Dear Rowley, To Holy Cocktails with the Rector of St George’s Hanover Square last night and the conversation was dominated by the death of Deborah, Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, last of the celebrated Mitford sisters, aged 94. Having spent a … Continue reading

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Chelsea Flower Show. May 2012.

Dear Rowley, Did I tell you they’ve opened a new Cordon Bleu school on Bloomsbury Square? The cafe is absolutely to die and manned by Gallic cuties who can do things with saxifrage that makes one’s eyes stand out on … Continue reading

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The Fencing Master. May 2012.

Dear Rowley, An invitation to the Wallace Collection to preview the new exhibition The Noble Art of the Sword: Fashion and Fencing in Renaissance Europe┬ácurated by Toby Capwell. Hertford House on Manchester Square is quite simply one of the most … 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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