Sunderland One Eton Nil. June 2016.

Dear Rowley, Did you vote darling? I’ve just got back from a Brexit party on Southampton Row dressed-up as Britannia. Just in case we lost, I went with a friend who made a marvellous Boadicea. He had his chariot parked … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle. October 2015.

Dear Rowley, Can you recall a number of years ago the neighbourhood witch put on a rather charming event on Savile Row? The entire street was turfed and fenced and sheep were driven down the Row by a shepherd and … Continue reading

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Use Me Again. March 2012.

Dear Rowley, I was cruising the local Waitrose last night when I caught the eye of a lady for whom life had clearly challenged her to a duel and won. If there was a speech bubble above that broad’s head … Continue reading

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Savile Row Days March 2011

Dear Rowley, It was the best of times, it was the worst of times as Dickens has it…frequently. Wednesday began at Geo F. Trumper with Liz and Sidik on fine form as my locks were trimmed and nails buffed. It … Continue reading

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Royal Weddings November 2010

Dear Rowley, What marvellous news about Prince William and Katherine Middleton’s engagement. Of course this means Radio 4 will unleash a torrent of republicans and union members with chips on their shoulders the size of Harry Ramsden’s warehouse bitching and … Continue reading

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