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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Statuesque. January 2017.

Dear Rowley, Forgive the radio silence, I’ve been contemplating the burning issues of the day such as what we should make of Theresa May holding President Trump’s hand as she led him down the White House steps like a PG … Continue reading

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Superstition. January 2017.

Dear Rowley, As a tribe, writers are suspicious. We all have rituals necessary to get from bower of bliss to desk; necessary as it happens when nobody is watching and one only has self-discipline and a January tax bill for … Continue reading

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My Theresa. September 2016.

Dear Rowley, Have you noticed something remarkable about Theresa May since she became Prime Minister? She does not release pre-emptive press releases about what she will do as did New Labour and Mr Cameron ad nauseum. Instead, Mrs May quietly … Continue reading

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House of Cards. July 2016.

Dear Rowley, You remember the ice cold political drama¬†House of Cards starring Ian Richardson as the murderous, Machiavellian Tory politician Francis Urquhart (F.U. for short)? The scriptwriting was sublime and the casting second to none. When I heard Kevin Spacey … Continue reading

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