Tom Parker Bowles steps out in the Spring sunshine and exhibits he is studying to smile once more after the tragic death of his girlfriend from most cancers.
The award-winning meals author and writer was noticed sharing a meal with a female buddy in London and the pair loved the heat climate exterior the unique River Café in west London.
Tom, 46, and his companion laughed and joked as she gave him a playful bear hug and pecked him on the cheek after leaving the eaterie by the Thames in Hammersmith.
Tom was left devastated earlier this 12 months after his girlfriend of two years, the diarist Alice Procope handed away.
She was the granddaughter of the 2nd Viscount Ingleby and had three younger kids with her estranged husband, Robert Procope, grandson of baronet Sir Robert Wigram.
A buddy informed the Daily Mail that Mr Parker Bowles had been ‘blissfully blissful’ in his relationship with Ms Procope, after splitting from his spouse of 13 years Sarah Buys, an editor at Town & Country journal.
Tom Parker Bowles, 46, sports activities a pair of sun shades as he walks alongside his female buddy, who’s seen brushing again her hair with one hand casually in her pocket, exterior the unique River Café by the Thames in Hammersmith, west London
The pair smile as they flip and look in the direction of one another whereas having fun with the heat climate. Tom is seen wearing a brown zip-up jacket, navy trousers and a matching jumper whereas his companion wears a patterned scarf and a purple pullover
Father-of-two Tom appeared to be placing the disappointment of the previous few months by which his girlfriend tragically died from most cancers, behind him with a time out in the Spring sunshine
The award-winning meals author and writer smiles whereas wanting in the direction of the digital camera and holding his cellphone in a single hand. His female buddy places on an animated show, waving one hand in the air whereas putting the different round his shoulder
The stepson of Prince Charles (proper) was devastated by the death of girlfriend and former journalist Alice Procope (left), 42, who was often called Alice Horton whereas working as a diary reporter, final month, after the couple had been collectively two years
They stated he was devastated ‘that life may be so merciless.’
Ms Procope was often called Alice Horton whereas working as a diary reporter for the Evening Standard.
The buddy added: ‘Partly as a result of of Covid, Alice’s most cancers prognosis did not come till final August by when it was too late.
‘That’s what’s so actually merciless and there can be numerous others like her.’
Alice’s death got here as 1000’s of Brits are thought to have missed out on essential appointments, amid fears of delayed diagnoses round the nation.
Clearly making an attempt to place a troublesome few months behind him, the Duchess of Cornwall’s son appeared to be having fun with the sunny climate at the weekend as the capital’s lockdown started to ease.
The father-of-two raised a smile as his chuckling companion, full of the joys of spring, larked round.
Both casually wearing denims, and sweaters, with Tom in trainers and sporting sun shades towards the afternoon glare, whereas his buddy had white pumps.
Princess Beatrice and her husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi have been additionally noticed at the restaurant on the identical day, Saturday, having fun with lunch on the terrace with mates, however it isn’t identified whether or not Tom and his pal have been half of the identical group.
Tom smiles on as he female buddy throws again her head in laughter after sharing a meal in west London, following the easing of Covid restrictions throughout England on April 12 with outside eating and consuming now permitted
Tom pushes up his sun shades to verify his cellphone whereas his companion laughs offers him a bear hug. The father-of-two has written 5 cookbooks and received an award for his writings on British meals in 2010
The pair chortle whereas Tom takes off his sun shades to verify his cellphone (left) earlier than his female buddy vegetation a peck on his cheek (proper) as the pair get pleasure from the sunshine exterior a cafe in west London
The meals critic pecks his companion’s brow in return and he or she appears to be like into the distance, apparently talking to Tom about the structure of the constructing she is pointing in the direction of, with a giant ring seen on her center finger
Tom, who separated from Sara in 2018, is near Prince Charles, with the future King admiring the method his stepson dealt with his relationship with Camilla.
The acclaimed writer has written 5 cookbooks and received an award for his writings on British meals in 2010.
His father is Andrew Parker Bowles and he has a youthful sister, Laura Lopes, an artwork curator.
He has additionally offered a quantity of meals exhibits and makes common appearances on MasterChef as a critic.
Earlier this week, Tom revealed his mom Camilla is a fan of the ITV’s Loose Women as he appeared on the present to advertise his new Fortnum & Mason e book about tea.
But he claimed that neither he nor her watch Netflix drama The Crown.
Tom stated he’d forgotten to warn his mom about his look on the daytime discuss present, however that he wasn’t too involved as a result of he ‘is aware of what she likes’.
Speaking of a chat with one of the present’s producers, he stated: ‘She stated ‘Have you rang your mum to ask her?’ And I assumed, ‘Oh gosh I’ve forgotten’. But I do know what she likes.’
Confirming that his mom is a fan of the present, he defined: ‘I am unable to keep in mind which one of you she informed however she would not lie about that kind of stuff, so she stated it, it is true, she does.
Asked if Camilla is a common viewer, he stated: ‘When she’s working she will be able to’t nip off and watch Loose Women however when she’s not, most undoubtedly.’
Tom was showing to advertise his new e book for Fortnum & Mason, Time for Tea, which offers an professional information to all the completely different teas in the high-end division retailer.
When requested what Camilla would usually drink he stated: ‘I do not assume she drinks a lot tea anymore, however it might be I’d say English Breakfast, however with a slice of lemon and never milk.’
When quizzed on whether or not his mum watched Netflix royal drama The Crown, the meals critic cheerfully answered: ‘I can reply honestly, no and no!’.
The newest season of the royal drama, which premiered final November, exhibits Charles assembly and marrying an harmless Diana whereas sustaining his affair with the then-married Camilla.