Making History. August 2016.

Dear Rowley, Enjoying the Olympics? What about the diving! The synchronised final had me reaching for the┬ásal volatile, Maud. Point of order though. Can Old Mother Balding not use the word ‘Medal’ as a verb? All this talk about Tom … Continue reading

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Racing Demon. July 2016.

Dear Rowley, As Nan Kemper always said when she dropped an earring into the shag rug at Yves Saint Laurent’s Rive Gauche apartment, ‘thank you for your prayers’. I have had so many emails, texts, letters and telephone calls after … Continue reading

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Back in Business. December 2015.

Dear Rowley, Oh my Lord, it has been too long. Where have I been? White slaved to Latin America to Juan’s tart shop in downtown Buenos Aires? Crushed under the weight of Henry Poole & Co ledgers in the new … Continue reading

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Bowes & Idle. September 2013.

Dear Rowley, With the prospect of a very late summer holiday disappearing into the distance like Roadrunner fleeing the Wily Coyote, I thought it best to take stock of how to endure another winter in London with sanity vaguely intact. … Continue reading

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The Coronation Festival. July 2013.

Dear Rowley, You’re not the first to contact Bloomsbury Towers and ask when they can view the body. Well, I’m not ready for the pall bearers and requiem mass quite yet and have in fact been hush-hush for the past … Continue reading

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