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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Ship Shape & Bristol Fashion. July 2015.

Dear Rowley, Rather traumatised today if truth be told. In the quest for cheekbones like Taylor Swift I agreed with my dentist’s recommendation to have my wisdom teeth removed. Why on earth I opted to do it without a major … Continue reading

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On The Clock & Off The Bottle. May 2014.

Dear Rowley, If someone were to ask me what I consider to be the greatest musical of all time I would have to say Cabaret. Director/choreographer Bob Fosse is a hero of mine and Liza Minnelli’s greatest mentor on a … Continue reading

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Necromancy. March 2014.

Dear Rowley, Wasn’t the sunshine glorious in London today? So which clown decides to wear an Anderson & Sheppard grey flannel jacket with Uniqlo grey flannel slacks? Some people. As Vreeland says, ‘on you it works’. So I decided to … Continue reading

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Fashion. March 2014.

Dear Rowley, I found it most unwise of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to take a second honeymoon in the Maldives minus the minor and after the Middleton clan had just got back from Musitque. Most people in Britain … Continue reading

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