Black Magic. December 2014.

Dear Rowley, You must have thought I’d been white slaved to Latin America. Well sorry to disappoint. How the devil have you been? The reason I went all¬†Imitation Game on friends and family is twofold. I have stopped smoking – … Continue reading

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Necromancy. March 2014.

Dear Rowley, Wasn’t the sunshine glorious in London today? So which clown decides to wear an Anderson & Sheppard grey flannel jacket with Uniqlo grey flannel slacks? Some people. As Vreeland says, ‘on you it works’. So I decided to … Continue reading

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Diamonds as big as the Ritz. June 2011.

Dear Rowley, Am I the only one who thought ‘justice has been done’ when I saw that picture of Nancy Dell Olio dumped in a wheelbarrow legs akimbo being ploughed through a muddy field by a disgruntled lackey? If only … Continue reading

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Chandeliers April 2011

Dear Rowley, Isn’t it marvellous that everyone looks more attractive in the sunshine? London has been glorious the past few days and even the feral cyclists don’t look as menacing. So what better conditions to spend the best part of … Continue reading

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End Game for Fashion at Royal Ascot March 2011

Dear Rowley, Well love-a-duck, we’re about two weeks away from putting Fashion at Royal Ascot: Three Centuries of Thoroughbred Style to bed. Speaking of which, I’m lounging on the divan in Bloomsbury Towers in my Ted Sexton blue silk dressing … Continue reading

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