Frida: An Extraordinary Life. June 2018.

Dear Rowley, To the Victoria & Albert Museum this week to view the press preview of Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up which brings together 20o objects sealed in the bathroom of Kahlo’s place of birth and death the Blue House by … Continue reading

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Making History. August 2016.

Dear Rowley, Enjoying the Olympics? What about the diving! The synchronised final had me reaching for the sal volatile, Maud. Point of order though. Can Old Mother Balding not use the word ‘Medal’ as a verb? All this talk about Tom … Continue reading

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The Pearl in My Oyster. September 2013.

Dear Rowley, To the V&A last night for the opening gala for the new Pearls exhibition. The show is co-sponsored by the Qatar Museum Authority and Her Excellency Sheikha Mayassa opened the exhibition hence a police presence better suited to an Arsenal … Continue reading

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Savile Row Diamond Jubilee. June 2012.

Dear Rowley, Have you been watching the French Open finals this weekend? I have been rather bashing the BBC of late but have to say you long for Sue Barker when watching a sports event on ITV. The ad breaks … Continue reading

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All I Want For Christmas Is…December 2011

Dear Rowley, All I want for Christmas is a hunk in trunks, a yacht, a share in a racehorse, a brace of Anderson & Sheppard suits, half a dozen Budd bespoke shirts, a diamond tie stud, a villa on Corfu, … Continue reading

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