Funny Girl. November 2017.

Dear Rowley, There are few performers who can trade under one name and be instantly recognisable. There are the divas – Liza, Barbra, Bette, Cher – and there are the pop queens Madonna, Beyonce and Rihanna who didn’t bother with … Continue reading

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London Boys May 2011

Dear Rowley, Was it Saint Oscar who said it was the misfortune of all women is that they turned into their mothers and the misfortune of men that they don’t? My mother rides every day in Chatsworth Park, cooks like … Continue reading

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A Town Mouse December 2010

Dear Rowley, One of the most profound comments ever made about international terrorism came courtesy of my great Aunt Joan Day one Christmas over a decade ago. A news item came on about the latest atrocity committee by the Tamil … Continue reading

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