Jewellery for Gentlemen. August 2017.

Dear Rowley, After all these years, I think you’ve gathered that I’ve always had a magpie’s eye for jewellery. Over the years I’ve progressed from writing about fine jewellery in the FT and the old International Herald Tribune to styling … Continue reading

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Jewellery for Gentlemen. May 2017.

Dear Rowley, Well, the manuscript for Jewellery for Gentlemen is finished and at the last count we have about 500 pictures in the files; many of them shot especially for the book by Andy Barnham. I’ve gone cross-eyed checking thousands of Academy … Continue reading

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Little Monsters. October 2015.

Dear Rowley, My transformation into the Thora Hird of Bloomsbury is almost complete. I was standing in the middle of Waitrose Holborn the other day, suddenly clutched my Pashmina, stared aimlessly into space and said to no one in particular … Continue reading

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Striptease. December 2014.

Dear Rowley, A date tomorrow evening to see the revival of Lloyd Webber’s Cats at the Palladium with Patricia. I never saw the original and am much more of a dog person but have read the reviews and heard that the … Continue reading

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