She Won’t Go Quietly. August 2017.

Dear Rowley, Quite the storm about Channel 4′s decision to broadcast the Diana, Princess of Wales tapes recorded at Kensington Palace by her voice coach. The tapes were found in butler Paul Burrell’s possession, confiscated by the police then held … Continue reading

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Diamond Days. April 2013.

Dear Rowley, When I wrote for the FT one of my favourite assignments was always to indulge in a diamond day: having the opportunity to handle exceptional gemstones destined for the finger or ear lobe of of the imaginary Middle … Continue reading

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CASTLES IN THE AIR. FEBRUARY 2012.

Dear Rowley, Boris Johnson’s mailshot urging me to vote him in again as Mayor of London couldn’t have come at a more apposite moment. Walking back to Bloomsbury Towers from my art director Pete’s studio in Bermondsey I happened to … Continue reading

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