Basket Case. January 2015.

Dear Rowley, I’m having a terrific time with Sofka Zinovieff’s book The Mad Boy, Lord Berners, My Grandmother and Me. She’s a super writer and has a talent for sketching pen portraits as economically as Don Bachardy. Some writers think it … Continue reading

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Larks at the Groucho February 2011

Dear Rowley, Did I tell you Inga, my right hand woman at the Gieves & Hawkes archive (now at Poole’s) is going to have a baby? She is such a sensational lady and rocks fishnets almost as well as Gail. … Continue reading

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Life After Strictly December 2010

Dear Rowley, Je suis desolee. Last night Strictly Come Dancing came to an end of series. As I suspected, Kara and Artem won the night and quite rightly so. What a good looking couple! She is like the next Audrey … Continue reading

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