No 1 Savile Row December 2010

Dear Rowley, I can’t help but agree with you about the nonsense surrounding the way we eat in Britain. I walked past Pret-a-Manger on New Oxford Street yesterday and they’d erected huge plackards in what looked like solid oak inscribed … Continue reading

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A Night at the Museum October 2010

Dear Rowley, Whenever you next feel blue, I urge you to YouTube the legendary Hollywood movie star female impersonator Charles Pierce and click onto his Chandler Pavilion show Bette Davis act. It left me weeping with laughter. It begins with … Continue reading

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Savile Row at Hatchards October 2010

Dear Rowley, I love Hatchards, don’t you? I have been buying all of my books from this 18th century galleon of bookshops on Piccadilly for the longest time; not least because the staff are better read than the customers. I’m … Continue reading

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More Savoy Stories August 2010

Dear Rowley, There comes a time every year when your mind and body tells one that a holiday is in order. Mine came last week when I found myself quite literally shouting into a baby’s pram because the poor mother … Continue reading

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The Glamorous Life August 2010

Dear Rowley, The most amusing little snippet in Private Eye’s Dumb Britain column last week chronicling the most abjectly stupid answers to questions on The Weakest Link. Question: What surname was shared by a historical outlaw called Butch and a … Continue reading

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