Ready for Take Off. August 2011.

Dear Rowley, Aren’t you adoring the story that former Home Secretary Jackie (or is she a Jacquie?) Smith has been redirecting convicts from their community service to paint her back bedroom? It just about says it all about New Labour’s … Continue reading

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Fallen Idols. August 2011.

Dear Rowley, In haste, television is terribly bad for one’s morale. I happened to be watching University Challenge recently (that dates me) and a picture round came-up with classic portraits of the great Hollywood screen goddesses. The cream of our … Continue reading

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Extended Family. August 2011.

Dear Rowley, I do think slogan T-shirts should be discouraged, don’t you? I walked past a big-boned broad with a face like a robber’s dog chewing a wasp yesterday. Her T-shirt – stretched out across two zeppelins and as tight … Continue reading

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Possession. August 2011.

Dear Rowley, Can we talk about possession? No, not of the Satanic variety although I did have an experience many years ago that would make Rosemary’s Baby look like Home Alone but that’s for the memoirs. Do you know it … Continue reading

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Casta Diva. August 2011.

Dear Rowley, Have you seen that ludicrous BBC ad promoting swimming: the big splash. It sounds like 2am in Soho when a chap doesn’t have a place to go except the doorstep of Trashy Lingerie on Old Compton Street. Big … Continue reading

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