Charlie Sheen. November 2015.

Dear Rowley, A rather disconcerting byproduct of the Paris Massacre atrocity is the gleam in French Prime Minister Fran├žoise Hollande’s eyes. He has gone from hero to zero almost overnight. I know this sounds horribly cynical but there’s a degree … Continue reading

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Diamond Jubilee River Pageant. June 2012.

Dear Rowley, I simply could not go to bunk on Diamond Jubilee River Pageant day without passing comment about the BBC coverage of what should have been a dignified, happy and glorious moment in British history. As you know, I … Continue reading

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Gawd Bless You Ma’am. June 2012.

Dear Rowley, Just got back to Bloomsbury Towers having had a knees-up and a flag wave at the Savoy’s Diamond Jubilee street party. Having spent the morning with the editor of Uomo Japan having breakfast at Cecconi’s, I can say … Continue reading

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Savile Row in Bloom. May 2012.

Dear Rowley, High summer in London teaches one so many lessons. There’s nothing pretty about a man’s foot in a Havaiana and white legs in shorts are about as appealing as a crematorium on a wet April afternoon in Stroud. … Continue reading

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Larks at the Groucho February 2011

Dear Rowley, Did I tell you Inga, my right hand woman at the Gieves & Hawkes archive (now at Poole’s) is going to have a baby? She is such a sensational lady and rocks fishnets almost as well as Gail. … Continue reading

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