Wonderland. December 2014.

Dear Rowley, There is a truly ghastly song in the Marvin Hamlisch musical¬†A Chorus Line that is such toe-curling cant I always want to rush the stage and shake the mezzo-soprano like a stoat. This nauseous ballad is called¬†Everything was … Continue reading

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Luxury. May 2014.

Dear Rowley, Having been asked to give a lecture about luxury for Chaumet – Imperial jewellers to the court of Napoleon I – in Paris next month, my thoughts turned to the obvious cliche that celebrity is the new aristocracy. … Continue reading

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