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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Whodunnit?

Dear Rowley, One of the few benefits in being laid-up on a day bed in Bloomsbury Square after wisdom teeth surgery is the chance to watch the entire 1981¬†Brideshead Revisited¬†in one greedy gulp. Anthony Andrews is perfection as Sebastian; so … Continue reading

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The Golden Shears. March 2013.

Dear Rowley, To the Merchant Taylors’ Hall on Monday night for the Golden Shears Awards held every two years and open to Savile Row apprentices and fashion colleges alike. The shortlist is drawn-up by a technical team of Row cutters … Continue reading

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I’ve Been To A Marvelous Party 22nd November 2010

Dear Rowley, Can you remember the Memorial service at St George’s a couple of years ago when I recited Noel Coward’s I’ve Been To A Marvelous Party with the names altered to reflect all the dearest friends of our dear … Continue reading

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