The Clivden Set. November 2015.

Dear Rowley, I have written a lot about gratitude of late and of all the people in London who have kept the faith with me while I was crying, falling down drunk and feeling all on my lonesome like some … Continue reading

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Is It Over? That’s What You Think. May 2014.

Dear Rowley, Bloody Islam! A lady has been branded as shaming Islam for kissing one of the judges at Cannes on the cheek while wearing a headscarf and long dress. What rotten intolerance! At the risk of a fatwah on … Continue reading

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24 Hours of Elegance. April 2013.

Dear Rowley, I had an intriguing invitation a couple of weeks ago to speak at the White Palace in Belgrade for the annualĀ 24 Hours of Elegance event dedicated to all things luxurious. The three-day event is co-hosted by the Crown … Continue reading

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Brussels. September 2012.

Dear Rowley, An invitation to Brussels from my friend the vampire Hugo ‘Parisian Gentleman’ Jacomet to attend a dinner in honour of Aston Martin and John Lobb Ltd collaborating on the design of the definitive car shoe. Hugo is the … Continue reading

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Frockage. August 2012.

Dear Rowley, I fear we are rather out of synch with my photographs. I told you all about the Costume Gallery at the Bowes Museum in my last letter and only now am I sending you my snaps. Vanity, I … Continue reading

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