Back in Business. July 2012.

Dear Rowley, I am enraptured by the Julia McKenzie Miss MarpleĀ episode called The Pale Horse. It involves a story of witchcraft in Much Deeping. The standout performance is by Pauline Collins as the chief witch. She is suburban. She has … Continue reading

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Full Gallop January 2011

Dear Rowley, Did I say in an earlier epistle that I was going to hibernate for a couple of months while writing the Fashion at Royal Ascot book for Thames & Hudson? I am rather thrilled to say that the … Continue reading

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The House of Hardy Amies November 2010

Dear Rowley, I have still resisted the dark mark to join all the Harry Potter freaks at a showing of the Deathly Hallows. But it did get me pondering how cleverly J. K. Rowling has created a magical world with … Continue reading

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