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    Toto & Coco

    November 3, 2020
    Toto & Coco by Alan Frame

    If you’re looking for a gripping Lockdown 2.0 read, then thank heavens Toto & Coco has just come out. This extraordinary true story has it all. Spies, sex, the great, the good, the very, very bad – and Coco Chanel on top. It’s also written by the wonderful Alan Frame, my former boss on The Daily Express, who has a wicked way with words. This story is absolutely begging to be made into a film, and I’m just amazed I’ve…

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    Readers, writers… and riders :)

    One of the funny things about writing a book is the way you lose control of it, once you put it out there. When you’re sitting writing, it’s all your own world, to move…

    October 16, 2020
  • Working for Christian Dior by Jean Dawnay
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    Fashion and Fairytales – Dawnay and Dior

    After my review for Dior: Exhibition of Dreams it was lovely to be asked to review a gorgeous little book, Working for Christian Dior, by Jean Dawnay. This little story, only fifty or so pages long…

    April 21, 2019
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    Amazoff

    I don’t think people should worry too much about naughty old Amazon evading UK tax. I think I may have just broken their entire operation. You know how they have a supposedly helpful thingy…

    November 14, 2012