Best of Britannia. October 2012.

Dear Rowley, An interesting week when one learns who is on side and who is off. Yesterday I was invited to an event called Best of Britannia at the Farmiloe Building in Clerkenwell. It was a celebration of craftsmanship and … Continue reading

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One For The Road. February 2012.

Dear Rowley, Formal occasions do tend to give one’s life punctuation marks. Twice a year, Savile Row gathers at the MTBA (Master Tailors’ Benevolent Association) dinner at the Merchant Taylors’ Hall in the City to raise funds for members of … Continue reading

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Best of British. December 2011.

Dear Rowley, Last week I made the acquaintance of Jean Clark at James J Fox on St James’s Street: arguably the finest purveyor of cigars left in London. I wanted to include Fox in my The Perfect Gentleman book for Thames … Continue reading

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