Heavy Metal. March 2017.

Dear Rowley, I was having a conversation with my friend the delectable Shaun Leane for my¬†Jewellery for Gentlemen book and we both admitted that the older we get the greater the desire grows for heavy metal. Shaun wears ¬†a substantial … Continue reading

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Stepping Out. February 2017.

Dear Rowley, I haven’t been in one of those ‘sky is blue, moon is new’ moods for such a long time. For both of us, winter in London is like salt on a slug, darling. Seasonal affective disorder isn’t even … Continue reading

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Superstition. January 2017.

Dear Rowley, As a tribe, writers are suspicious. We all have rituals necessary to get from bower of bliss to desk; necessary as it happens when nobody is watching and one only has self-discipline and a January tax bill for … Continue reading

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On the Clock. September 2016.

Dear Rowley, We had an absolutely marvellous American Express party at Turnbull & Asser the other night. Star guest of the evening was the man who ran the legendary Soho after hours bar La Rue’s back in the early 90s. … Continue reading

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God Bless America. July 2016.

Dear Rowley, I did tell you that my life is based on a true story, didn’t I? Well, buckle-up because this one is a corker even by my standards. As you know, I should have been touching down in New … Continue reading

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