Stockholm Syndrome March 2011

Dear Rowley, Isn’t it funny that when you work at full gallop for a prolonged period – as I have on Fashion at Royal Ascot since January – you just keep going long after the winning post is passed. It’s … Continue reading

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Oven Chips & Champagne January 2011

Dear Rowley, I was having a giggle with my publisher at Thames & Hudson the other day. Lucas and I were wondering if there was any mileage in a book about royal jewels in the Middle Eastern royal collections. We … Continue reading

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Cabaret November 2010

Dear Rowley, So our Prime Minister is on a trade charm offensive in China. ‘Good luck’, as Liza said in Sex & the City. As we all know, China is an ancient civilization. They were carving jade when we were … Continue reading

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The Wicked Stage August 2010

Dear Rowley, I promised you glamour and here it is. You will recall that I have been in negotiations with the Noel Coward Estate about various pieces that I would like to loan for the Savoy museum. Well, it looks … Continue reading

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