Heavy Metal. March 2017.

Dear Rowley, I was having a conversation with my friend the delectable Shaun Leane for my Jewellery for Gentlemen book and we both admitted that the older we get the greater the desire grows for heavy metal. Shaun wears  a substantial … Continue reading

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Through The Mill. July 2016.

Dear Rowley, Granted, going to see a new musical-play about Judy Garland after finally kicking the booze might be considered foolhardy but the Duchess and Paul had made a date for Through The Mill at the Southwark Playhouse and I can’t … Continue reading

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Friends. July 2016.

Dear Rowley, Hardly a secret that life hasn’t been too easy of late. Point of fact, you honour, it hasn’t been too easy for quite a while now. I used to think I was terrible at asking for help but … Continue reading

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On the Clock & Off the Bottle. September 2015.

Dear Rowley, I’m thinking of reviving the late, great Diana Vreeland’s Why Don’t You? column for Harper’s Bazaar on Twitter. My first money-saving style tip is ‘why don’t you purchase children’s T-shirts at Uniqlo and spend the VAT on Tequila?’ I’ve also … Continue reading

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Diamond Days. April 2013.

Dear Rowley, When I wrote for the FT one of my favourite assignments was always to indulge in a diamond day: having the opportunity to handle exceptional gemstones destined for the finger or ear lobe of of the imaginary Middle … Continue reading

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