Bachelor Boy. May 2018.

Dear Rowley, It is only when you are away from home that you start to notice the bachelor-isms creeping into the daily round. I spent a delightful weekend with my parents in Derbyshire and was struck by how set in … Continue reading

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The Crown. November 2016.

Dear Rowley, Having devoured the first six episodes of Netflix epic The Crown,¬†telling the story of The Queen’s accession to the throne, it is patently clear where ¬£100 million was spent on the production. I wonder whether re-staging the marriage … Continue reading

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HM The Queen. April 2016.

Dear Rowley, The Queen is ninety. Her sixty-four year reign has broken the record of longest-serving British monarch previously held by her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria. Her Majesty and Queen Victoria are the only British monarchs to have lived long enough … Continue reading

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The Charmed Circle. September 2015.

Dear Rowley, Did I tell you that Henry Poole has acquired a new suite of rooms behind No 15 Savile Row to convert into a fit-for-purpose archive room? We’ve been slowly but surely re-binding the 120 plus customer ledgers dating … Continue reading

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Edward & Mrs Simpson. October 2011.

Dear Rowley, Well darling, they’re not posting the black bordered announcement outside Buckingham Palace quite yet announcing my imminent demise but I have to tell you this flu is less the bug than an absolute bugger. Still, silver linings and … Continue reading

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