Checks & Balances. April 2018.

Dear Rowley, I recall some sick individual saying that Letters from Bloomsbury Square was the longest suicide note in history. Shows how wrong you can be. For some reason unfathomable even to me, it matters not if a sky-full of … Continue reading

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The Face We Deserve. April 2018.

Dear Rowley, I have always said that politics is the lowest rung on the show business ladder. I also think politics allows nonentities to think they rule the world while the rest of us get on living. Leave it to … Continue reading

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Black Power. April 2018.

Dear Rowley, Whenever I feel blue I turn to one of the greatest musicals ever made: The Wiz. The Wiz was a 1978 remake of The Wizard of Oz which was a big ask. To add to the expectation, the cast is entirely black. … Continue reading

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Queen Viv. April 2018.

Dear Rowley, Dame Vivienne Westwood is seventy-seven today. God bless her and who sail with her. I had the privilege to interview Vivienne many moons ago when she launched Vivienne Westwood couture for the Financial Times. I spent over two … Continue reading

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The Prince and the Showgirl. April 2018.

Dear Rowley, As Miss Midler once said, ‘I’m not retiring and you can’t make me’. The most recent bout of ‘the troubles’ seems to be coming to a close. On paper I’ve had two laptops, three iPhones, an iPad, three … Continue reading

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