Shine It On. December 2016.

Dear Rowley, There is one thing I envy about women over and above a preternatural ability to multi-task and instinctive emotional intelligence and that is the exclusive right to wear a tiara. Apart from the occasional diamond bandeau attached to … Continue reading

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Tiara-Bum-Di-Hey. October 2015.

Dear Rowley, La Farmer and I feel vindicated in our ongoing commitment to boozy London lunches. Yesterday saw us at the divine Arbutus on Frith Street in Soho in the company of Aspasia ‘Love Gold’ Anoustis. My entreĆ© of burrata, … Continue reading

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A Dandy Day in Mayfair. July 2011.

Dear R0wley, Isn’t it lovely having a break from the Today Programme on Radio 4? The work shy pension guzzling BBC staff are on strike. Quite what they have to complain about is beyond me. I switched to Radio 3 … Continue reading

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Glass Houses. July 2011.

Dear Rowley, Don’t you despair of British newspapers sometimes? I’m not a reader of the News of the World or the Sun but do glance at the headlines when buying my morning Telegraph to read in the steam room of … Continue reading

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Ennui March 2011

Dear Rowley, A quickie as Terry Rattigan said to the chorus boy. In haste, just to let you know Fashion at Royal Ascot: Three Centuries of Thoroughbred Style is finished. Mrs T and I went in to see Thames & … Continue reading

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