Black Power. April 2018.

Dear Rowley, Whenever I feel blue I turn to one of the greatest musicals ever made: The Wiz. The Wiz was a 1978 remake of The Wizard of Oz which was a big ask. To add to the expectation, the cast is entirely black. … Continue reading

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I Kissed A Girl and I Liked It. November 2015.

Dear Rowley, I mourn the closure of so many of my old haunts: The Piano Bar, The Black Cap, 79CXR and Madame Jojo’s. Worse perhaps is a change of ownership when a pub notorious for rent boys such as The … Continue reading

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A Birthday Treat. July 2012.

Dear Rowley, Do you recall my friend Inga Ruby? Inga worked very closely with me when we first curated the Archive Room at No 1 Savile Row for Gieves & Hawkes. When she left Gieves, I felt it was all … Continue reading

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