Evita Forever. April 2018.

Dear Rowley, These days I always wake-up to The Shipping Forecast. It is almost mediation: Malin, Hebrides variable thee or four, showers good and on it goes like a prayer to the weather gods. This being 5.30am my days tend to … Continue reading

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Sweet Charity. April 2018.

Dear Rowley, I am becoming increasingly beady about ‘celebrity’ – and I use the term loosely – stunts in aid of charity. So, I believe, is the rest of Britain when it emerged that the women who appeared in the … Continue reading

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The Library is Open. April 2018.

Dear Rowley, I feel terribly at home in libraries. They are in that loathsome Millennial phrase ‘my happy place’. So it is perplexing to me that my visits to the British Library are so few. But it was to the … Continue reading

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Ruthless: The Musical. April 2018.

Dear Rowley, Being a musical queen, I do love to drop in on West End shows whenever I have a quiet night and no-one to play with. Last night I tried for returns for the brilliantly reviewed I, Tina and plumped … Continue reading

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The Alienist. April 2018.

Dear Rowley, You know that reading is as fundamental for me as walking the streets of London and drinking G&T. When a book works its magic, I can drape myself around Bloomsbury Towers for hours on end until I have … Continue reading

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