Oh Rocky! February 2018

Dear Rowley, Do you recall the furore in our youth about performances in the theatre of The Rocky Horror Show? I recall vividly going on a sixth form school trip from Lady Manners to see the show in a provincial theatre such … Continue reading

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This Sporting Life. February 2018.

Dear Rowley, I have always loathed sport. If someone chooses to hurl a harpoon or a shot put further than anyone else in the world, I find it is nobody’s business but their own. I simply don’t care who can … Continue reading

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Madonna Rising. February 2018.

Dear Rowley, I am still pondering the ‘Me Too’ movement and the feminist activism by show business personalities like Jennifer Lawrence who is taking a year off acting to ‘empower’ women and Emma Watson who has donated $1 million to … Continue reading

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Nasty Blouse. February 2018.

Dear Rowley, Be still my beating heart, Jack Whitehall is hosting the Brit Awards 2018 on the telly tonight. I do have something of a pash for Jack ever since he nailed it as Paul Pennyfeather in the BBC adaptation … Continue reading

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Whither Fashion? February 2018.

Dear Rowley, It’s that time of year again when a gaggle of Chinois wearing black culottes, Doctor Martin boots, shaved pudding bowl haircuts and black T-shirts down to their knees herald London Fashion Week being upon us. We see metallic … Continue reading

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