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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Royal Wedding 4: 30th April 2011

Dear Rowley, As I didn’t say to Emily Maitlis on the BBC News channel Royal Wedding coverage yesterday, ‘there are two big boobs in Princess Eugenie’s get-up: the skirt’s too short and the bodice would panic the cat’. Both Princess … Continue reading

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Royal Wedding 3: 30th April 2011

Dear Rowley, Apropos Royal Wedding, didn’t you love those two nuns – Central Casting brides of Christ – who had the privilege of sitting next to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge while the Bishop of London was thundering his … Continue reading

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Stockholm Syndrome March 2011

Dear Rowley, Isn’t it funny that when you work at full gallop for a prolonged period – as I have on Fashion at Royal Ascot since January – you just keep going long after the winning post is passed. It’s … Continue reading

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Vivat Savile Row 2011

Dear Rowley, If I had to pick a day to remember for the rest of my life, it would be yesterday. In the morning, the word came through from the Savoy that we have all agreed terms and I can … Continue reading

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