All I Want For Christmas Is…December 2012.

Dear Rowley, It’s that time of year when one takes stock, considers those less fortunate than ourselves then thinks ‘screw it, what’s Santa got in store under that tree for ME?’ All I want for Christmas is a new Thames … Continue reading

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City Lights. December 2012.

Dear Rowley, Socially whirling like a dervish in recent weeks so apologies for not putting pen to paper. Let’s start with the burning issue of the day. Are you going to invest in a pair of ‘Meggings’ for autumn/winter 2012? … Continue reading

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Signage. November 2012.

Dear Rowley, There are evenings that confirm that I don’t wish to live anywhere other than Central London. True, the rent on Bloomsbury Towers is taxing, the weather is execrable and the shoals of Chinese tourists rather a swim upstream … Continue reading

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Love Me or Leave Me. October 2012.

Dear Rowley, I’m playing hookie¬†today watching The Man Who Knew Too Much: the Alfred Hitchcock movie starring Doris Day and Jimmy Stewart. What strikes one watching films made in the 1950s and based in London is how polite everyone appears … Continue reading

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Brussels. September 2012.

Dear Rowley, An invitation to Brussels from my friend the vampire Hugo ‘Parisian Gentleman’ Jacomet to attend a dinner in honour of Aston Martin and John Lobb Ltd collaborating on the design of the definitive car shoe. Hugo is the … Continue reading

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