Jewellery for Gentlemen. May 2017.

Dear Rowley, Well, the manuscript for Jewellery for Gentlemen is finished and at the last count we have about 500 pictures in the files; many of them shot especially for the book by Andy Barnham. I’ve gone cross-eyed checking thousands of Academy … Continue reading

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Age Before Beauty. October 2011.

Dear Rowley, 40 love! As Mr Major said at his first Cabinet meeting, ‘who’d have thought it eh?’ Having been on nodding acquaintance with the Grim Reaper at least three times to my knowledge, it is rather lovely to enter … Continue reading

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Ready to Begin Again. October 2011.

Dear Rowley, Do you know one of the best things I’ve done in the past 39-years is join the Greco-Roman pool, sauna and steam at the Holborn Hotel. An early morning dip, sizzle and sweat is quite simply manna for … Continue reading

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Why Not? September 2011.

Dear Rowley, How are you darling? I have to ask because I think we are all feeling rather besieged at present in the big smoke. To quote the Rocky Horror Show ‘it isn’t easy having a good time. Even smiling makes … Continue reading

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Ready for My Close-Up. September 2011.

Dear Rowley, Do forgive darling, I’ve been back from hols for four days and have been quite simply at full gallop since setting hoof on tarmac at Gatwick. While on Corfu, I had a call from my delectable agent Geraldine … Continue reading

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