The King of Couture. May 2014.

Dear Rowley, Last night was the fashion world’s answer to the Oscar ceremony: the annual New York Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute Ball. Strike that, old mother Wintour the US Vogue editor has clearly banked enough chips on the New York … 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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Pomp & Circumstance December 2010

Dear Rowley, Aren’t pine needles a bugger to hoover-up? Come the 27th of December, I’m already over Christmas and ready to get cracking. Is there anything more mournful than Christmas decs after the event? They always call to mind Donatella … Continue reading

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