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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My Night With Marilyn. March 2012.

Dear Rowley, As you know I’ve been in love with Marilyn Monroe practically since birth. When I was ten years old, I recall bunking off PE at Birkdale school and finding a television in one of the classrooms so I … Continue reading

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Full Gallop November 2010

Dear Rowley, To the Savoy last night to see Anthony who has just flown in to interview for you know who. I wish him all the luck in the world today. It was just like old times, blowing into Anthony’s … Continue reading

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My Nights with Reg November 2010

Dear Rowley, A very interesting lunch today with a scholar from Bulgaria by way of Washington who is researching Emperor Dom Pedro II who was a customer of Henry Poole & Co. We’re going to Sheekey’s Oyster Bar. Won’t be … Continue reading

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Paris! Paris! November 2010

Dear Rowley, Comment ca va, mon cher? Je suis desloe mais je retour a Paris ce soir et j’adore Paris. As Max Bygraves said I want to tell you a story. Back in the day when I was a teenager, … Continue reading

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