Happy Valley. May 2016.

Dear Rowley, While immersed in the 1920s Henry Poole ledgers, I chanced upon an order from Sir Jock Delves-Broughton, he of the still-unsolved Happy Valley murder in Kenya in 1941. You’ll recall cash-strapped Jock married young beauty, Diana, and took … Continue reading

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Gold: Power and Allure. June 2012.

Dear Rowley, In the excitement of recent weeks, I entirely forgot to send you dispatches from the historic Gold: Power and Allure¬†exhibition at the Goldsmiths’ Hall in the City. La Farmer invited me to the private view. Went, Suzy Menkes, … Continue reading

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