The Oscars After a Fashion. February 2015.

Dear Rowley, I’ve understood flashes of Lady Gaga’s talent and danced around Bloomsbury Towers in my scanties to Poker Face more than once. But until the Oscars I don’t think I’ve appreciated her impeccable timing. Hats off to producers Craig Zadan … Continue reading

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A Life In Cartoon Motion. February 2015.

Dear Rowley, The spectre of Comic Relief is upon us once again and various ‘national treasure’ comedians are exhorting Britain to ‘do something funny for money’. In my youth doing something funny for money was definitely not to be encouraged … Continue reading

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Dudley House. February 2015.

Dear Rowley, Schadenfreude is an emotion one should savour like a Fortnum & Mason pink champagne truffle. I can’t tell you the joy of hearing Google Vice President Dr Vinton Cerf warning this week of a fast approaching black hole … Continue reading

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Go West. February 2015.

Dear Rowley, I see Madonna has got t’Internet smoking like a pistol over her performance of Living for Love at this year’s Grammy awards. M returned to the Hispanic bullfighting theme previously explored in Take a Bow and La Isla Bonita. Her black … Continue reading

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Soho Nights. February 2015.

Dear Rowley, Only the other day Anthony and I were discussing how peculiar we found the compulsion for all young gay men and women to marry and produce children. As Bette Midler once said, ‘I knew something had to replace … Continue reading

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