Rage Against The Machine. November 2013.

Dear Rowley, Is there any phrase that strikes terror into the heart and chills the soul as much as ‘self-service check out’? In a scenario not dissimilar to the Ebola virus or the Black Plague, self-service supermarket check outs were … Continue reading

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Burlesque at the Savoy. September 2012.

Dear Rowley, Did I tell you I’m back in business at the Savoy? We’ve been in talks about doing a book called Savoy Style: How To Be A Perfect Host with Rizzoli US but have yet to sign contracts. They suggest … Continue reading

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Chelsea Flower Show. May 2012.

Dear Rowley, Did I tell you they’ve opened a new Cordon Bleu school on Bloomsbury Square? The cafe is absolutely to die and manned by Gallic cuties who can do things with saxifrage that makes one’s eyes stand out on … Continue reading

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Free the Corfu One. August 2011.

Dear Rowley, You recall last year better half and I took a house on the North East coast of Corfu in September? It was one of those idyllic farmhouses in the hills overlooking the mountains of Albania surrounded by red … Continue reading

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Hatchards November 2010

Dear Rowley, What a jolly super day. This pm I signed one hundred Savile Row books at Hatchards: arguably the most august bookshop in London and one of the oldest. Can you imagine the bums that have sat on that … Continue reading

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