Keep Calm & Carry On. September 2011.

Dear Rowley, So Germany’s voted to bail out the Euro Zone one more time. William Hague is quite right. The Euro is like being trapped inside a burning building with no exits: perhaps an unfortunate analogy on a morning when … Continue reading

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The Runaround. September 2011.

Dear Rowley, In my capacity as curator of the Savoy Museum I happened to do some research about Fred and his sister Adele Astaire’s first stay at the hotel in 1933. Fred and Adele were a famous dancing duo on … Continue reading

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Why Not? September 2011.

Dear Rowley, How are you darling? I have to ask because I think we are all feeling rather besiegedĀ at present in the big smoke. To quote the Rocky Horror Show ‘it isn’t easy having a good time. Even smiling makes … Continue reading

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The Gloss Menagerie. September 2011.

Dear Rowley, Only back in London for a smattering of days and the jungle drums are beating like a Bantu woman on a bongo that we are all swiftly careering towards the mother of all recessions. The Euro Zone economies … Continue reading

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Ready for My Close-Up. September 2011.

Dear Rowley, Do forgive darling, I’ve been back from hols for four days and have been quite simply at full gallop since setting hoof on tarmac at Gatwick. While on Corfu, I had a call from my delectable agent Geraldine … Continue reading

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