Fashion at KP. April 2018.

Dear Rowley, I had quite the revelation when visiting Kensington Palace this morning. I was drawn to KP for the new¬†Victoria Revealed exhibition in which three of the Duchess of Fife tiaras were on show for the first time in … Continue reading

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Elegantes Notes. January 2018.

Dear Rowley, A long overdue dispatch about quite the most civilised afternoon of 2017 spent at the former home of the Duke of Westminster, Bourdon House, in the company of Thomas and Dagmar Smit. Thomas and Dagmar are the patrons … Continue reading

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Rivalry. October 2017.

Dear Rowley, The Anne Boleyn license to print money continues apace with Alison Weir’s ‘factional’ novel¬†Anne Boleyn: A King’s Obsession available in all good bookshops. Weir is a historian and has tackled the Six Wives previously in a work of … Continue reading

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Books Etc. September 2015.

Dear Rowley, I must have run the gamut of deadly sins in my time but one that I’ve finally conquered is envy. Being covetous of what others have is the road to Bedlam. Sometimes I find myself lusting after a … Continue reading

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Victoria Revealed. March 2012.

Dear Rowley, An unexpected escapade to the newly refurbished Kensington Palace after an abortive attempt to meet fashion producer Camilla Johnson Hill in Westbourne Grove. For me, a trip to Notting Hill is like going to Brighton for the day. … Continue reading

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