Charity Begins At Home. August 2015.

Dear Rowley, August is the silly season for print journalists where any damn thing gets past morning conference just to fill the pages while those who can afford it take a well-deserved holiday. Lovely to see Princess Beatrice yacht hopping … Continue reading

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Dudley House. February 2015.

Dear Rowley, Schadenfreude is an emotion one should savour like a Fortnum & Mason pink champagne truffle. I can’t tell you the joy of hearing Google Vice President Dr Vinton Cerf warning this week of a fast approaching black hole … Continue reading

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Vile Bodies. March 2014.

Dear Rowley, Oh my Lord! My health is as fragile as Kelly Brook’s marital record. Something is going to have to give but rest assured I will claw it back come hook or crook when I get my energy back. … Continue reading

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The Lost Princess. December 2013.

Dear Rowley, Writing the Hall of Fame brief lives for Henry Poole & Co has considerably sharpened-up my Victorian history. The Prince of Wales’s patronage from 1861 led practically every royal male in Europe and Russia to the founding father … Continue reading

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Keeping Up Appearances. June 2013.

Dear Rowley, Congratulations to The Queen who is the first reigning monarch to win the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot in the race’s 207-year history. Thanks to the zoom lens, it was rather a picture to see the 87-year old … Continue reading

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