Alpha Males. June 2014.

Dear Rowley, Much excitement at Bloomsbury Towers when an invitation arrived to preview Solange Azagury-Partridge’s debut men’s jewellery collection Alpha at No 5 Carlos Place. Solange is one of that elite club of contemporary fine jewellers to design pieces acquired … Continue reading

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Fallen Idols. August 2011.

Dear Rowley, In haste, television is terribly bad for one’s morale. I happened to be watching University Challenge recently (that dates me) and a picture round came-up with classic portraits of the great Hollywood screen goddesses. The cream of our … 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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The Party’s Over November 2010

Dear Rowley, As Kenneth Williams in the Julian & Sandy sketches would say, ‘the party’s over, it’s all over my friend’. Shouldn’t there be another comma in there somewhere? Last night was the conclusion of my Savoy story for this … Continue reading

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Craftsmanship November 2010

Dear Rowley, Forgive the few days of silence. It has been quite a week. First the very good news. My fabulous art director at T&H has laid-out a dummy for Thoroughbreds and I wrote the introductory text and caps. It … Continue reading

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