Year: 2009

I’ve had a bit of an obsession recently, namely patch pocket suits. I should qualify that by saying I’m ostensibly talking about side pockets and not the breast pocket. You…

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The Patek Philippe The Patek man is one who has always been prepared to wait. He patiently saved for his Knightsbridge flat when paying next to nothing in rent for…

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The English are a crafty people –in every sense of the word. A case in point, yesterday I went to the Cockpit Arts open day for Christmas shoppers. Cockpit Arts…

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I always prefer dressing in winter. From an aesthetic point of view, greater variation can be achieved in the colder months – layering, scarves, colour contrasts or matching. And from…

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I spotted this in the Daily Mail last week. It seems Bermondsey born, WBA Heavyweight World Champion, and all round good egg, David ‘The Hayemaker’ Haye is a fan of…

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If I am ever seen in bookshops, I am often seen flicking through intriguing nostalgia-picturebooks with titles like ‘Old London’ or, less prosaically, ‘Fallen Grandeur.’ I have an extraordinary appetite…

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The selection of a fine pen is a personal thing. It’s all about balance, feel, taste and your writing style.  But having waxed lyrical about the subject it would be…

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