Les Misérables. January 2013.

Dear Rowley, Devastating news that HMV has gone into liquidation, no? I was interviewing the fragrant Emma Willis today for a Rake feature. Her admittedly young team couldn’t understand why we old timers were so depressed by the demise of … Continue reading

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My Last Duchess. January 2013.

Dear Rowley, Did you see the Duchess of Cambridge’s new portrait? It was hung at the National Portrait Gallery yesterday and the artist, Paul Emsley, received the Duke and Duchess for a brief private view. We all know the poor … Continue reading

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Happy New Year. January 2013.

Dear Rowley, Happy New Year darling. It’s a throwaway line, no? But this year I really wish you and I some much-needed jollity after a run of months that would have had Job whistling for the St Bernard and waving … Continue reading

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