Jewellery for Gentlemen. October 2017.

Dear Rowley, After a year’s work, my¬†Jewellery for Gentlemen book is finished bar the choice of cover design. What I long to do is go straight to where my heart is warmest – Son Bou beach on the island of … Continue reading

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Rear Window. October 2016.

Dear Rowley, Well, old Bantu Bottom has finally managed to thrust her bazookas into my consciousness. Good God I’ve tried to ignore the phenomenon known as the Kardashians. I have not kept up with a single episode of their reality … Continue reading

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Beaches. May 2016.

Dear Rowley, As you know, I have a reputation for plain-speaking but, until now, have refused to be drawn on the proposed Brexit. Apparently, the markets don’t like it, The Queen does and the government has corralled everyone from Barak … Continue reading

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The Swimmer. May 2014.

Dear Rowley, I’ve often quoted the late, great Diana Vreeland apropos water is nature’s tranquilliser: to drink, to swim in, to watch and to listen to. In the absence of owning a villa by the sea in Menorca or Corfu … Continue reading

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Easter Parade. April 2014.

Dear Rowley, Happy Easter darling. Having been something of a curmudgeon about Easter, I decided to spend Sunday morning with the Gorgeous Georges at St George’s church, Hangover Square in Mayfair for Sung Eucharist at 11am. St George’s is distinctly … Continue reading

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