Dudley House. February 2015.

Dear Rowley, Schadenfreude is an emotion one should savour like a Fortnum & Mason pink champagne truffle. I can’t tell you the joy of hearing Google Vice President Dr Vinton Cerf warning this week of a fast approaching black hole … Continue reading

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Easter Parade. April 2014.

Dear Rowley, Happy Easter darling. Having been something of a curmudgeon about Easter, I decided to spend Sunday morning with the Gorgeous Georges at St George’s church, Hangover Square in Mayfair for Sung Eucharist at 11am. St George’s is distinctly … Continue reading

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Conscious Uncoupling. March 2014.

Dear Rowley, Mercifully, I am now officially on the mend after the recent ‘troubles’. I managed to complete my Canali 200 Steps feature about brilliant design duo Barber Osgerby and I’m knocking off a couple more Hall of Fame entries … Continue reading

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Ho-Bleedin-Ho. December 2011.

Dear Rowley, If you haven’t seen My Week With Marilyn yet I do urge you to treat yourself for Christmas. The script is a little thin but for charm it deserves an Oscar. My friend Tim and I snuck off last … Continue reading

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Look Back in Langour. October 2011.

Dear Rowley, An appointment with the Royalty today as Eliza Doolittle would have it. Came an invitation from Row tailoring house Chester Barrie to tear a pheasant wing at the Banqueting House to attend the UKFT export awards in the … Continue reading

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