It was, in the description of one slightly bewildered guest, 'like being in an episode of Beverley Hills 90210 - all white T-shirts and gold Rolexes'. There were signs, however, that the Ronsons are being a bit more focused about money than they might once have been. Guests paid for their own drinks and, post- party, Miss Ronson cruised off for an exotic, er, shish kebab.
THE FALL-OUT from Canary Wharf has extended even to the heady world of yacht racing. There was going to be a race, you see, between Olympia & York's two flagships - the World Trade Centre in New York and our own white elephant in the East End - organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club in London. The race will now be ending at the still solvent venue of Southampton.
MAVIS PRIOR is the lucky secretary at Townsley & Co, the stockbrokers, who drew Commander in Chief in the office Derby sweepstake in return for her pounds 2 bet. Fortune hunters should head straight for Italy, where Ms Prior is sunning herself on a beach, blissfully unaware that she has probably paid for her holiday 200 times over.
Staff at Townsley are now wondering whether they will still have a secretary once she finds out . . .Reuse content