Lines of Beauty. October 2017.

Dear Rowley, In the week that Phillip Pullman returns to the world of his┬áDark Materials trilogy with the first of a new series, I do find it heartening that, as a reader, I still await new novels by favourite authors … Continue reading

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Fine and Dandy? October 2017.

Dear Rowley, The other day, I had the privilege to view pieces tailored by Henry Poole & Co in the Museum of London archive. We saw the black velvet tunic Sir Henry Irving wore to play King Charles I and … Continue reading

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