Everybody Loves Oscar February 2011

Dear Rowley, Did you stay up to watch the Oscars? No, me neither. Never mind Sky +. It gets in the way of Radio 4 and The Archers. I never thought Ruth could get more irritated until she had that … Continue reading

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No 1 Savile Row December 2010

Dear Rowley, I can’t help but agree with you about the nonsense surrounding the way we eat in Britain. I walked past Pret-a-Manger on New Oxford Street yesterday and they’d erected huge plackards in what looked like solid oak inscribed … Continue reading

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Sparklers and Spirituality December 2010

Dear Rowley, A few sparklers to fill your heart with Christmas cheer courtesy of the remarkable Simon Harrison who is the most talented costume jeweller of his generation. Don’t you adore the Swarovski coronet? It is a copy of a … Continue reading

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Craftsmanship November 2010

Dear Rowley, Forgive the few days of silence. It has been quite a week. First the very good news. My fabulous art director at T&H has laid-out a dummy for Thoroughbreds and I wrote the introductory text and caps. It … Continue reading

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