Goodness Had Nothing to Do With It. October 2017.

Dear Rowley, I have often pondered the theory that virtue is it’s own reward and surmise that, between them, Pearl Bailey and Mae West would have a terribly pithy reply: ‘Between two evils, I always pick the one I haven’t … Continue reading

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A Napoleonic Interlude. June 2014.

Dear Rowley, Having not been in Paris since the launch of The Perfect Gent at Ralph Lauren’s flagship on the Boulevard Saint Germain, it was something of a pleasure to return at the invitation of Chaumet to speak to their … Continue reading

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The Bowes Museum. August 2012.

Dear Rowley, Rather a lot to catch up on since the escapade to Newcastle upon Tyne so apologies for the radio silence. Were you finally seduced by the Team GB (why not Great British Team?) gold rush at the Olympics. … Continue reading

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