True Blood. December 2017.

Dear Rowley, I have recently been initiated into the cult of HBO vampire series┬áTrue Blood. The vampire myths intrigue me: drinking human blood to live, living as the undead, lasting for centuries and living on the dark edges of humanity. … Continue reading

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A Birthday Treat. July 2012.

Dear Rowley, Do you recall my friend Inga Ruby? Inga worked very closely with me when we first curated the Archive Room at No 1 Savile Row for Gieves & Hawkes. When she left Gieves, I felt it was all … Continue reading

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Back in Business. November 2011.

Dear Rowley, Apologies for being incommunicado. As you’ll see from the photograph, better half and I have been terribly busy with the adoption agency in Africa and are now in possession of a cute little bundle of joy we are … Continue reading

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The Stork Has Landed. July 2011.

Dear Rowley, My heart bleeds for the ecoli outbreak in Ambridge, darling. Haven’t had a week of sleep. This is so much more relevant to most people in England than America defaulting on their billion, trillion, gazillion debt repayments or … Continue reading

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Glass Houses. July 2011.

Dear Rowley, Don’t you despair of British newspapers sometimes? I’m not a reader of the News of the World or the Sun but do glance at the headlines when buying my morning Telegraph to read in the steam room of … Continue reading

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