Bobby Hillson. April 2018.

Dear Rowley, My career has been thanks in part to a cabal of strong women who mentored me throughout my life. In Junior School it was the immaculate Miss Dalton; she of the glossy cottage loaf hair, immaculate make-up and … Continue reading

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Lucky Lady. September 2015.

Dear Rowley, I was rather sorry-not-sorry to hear that Liza Minnelli has cancelled her in-conversation appearances at the London Palladium and Sheffield City Hall this month. As you know, I have form with Liza. It all began with a late … Continue reading

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Don’t Cry For Me. May 2014.

Dear Rowley, I do think our politicians should take more notice of the Eurovision Song Contest. We haven’t had a real winner since Bucks Fizz made their mind up in 1981: the year Prince Charles married Lady Diana Spencer. It … Continue reading

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Fisticuffs. August 2012.

Dear Rowley, Missed writing to you my dear but life in London has been awfully frantico of late. Now I promise you this is the last letter where I’ll mention the M word: no, not Madonna, migraines. My most important … Continue reading

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Liza’s Back. June 2011.

Dear Rowley, Sorry for not writing sooner darling. This week has been sublimely ridiculous. Last night Jay Jopling hosted a party in that fabulous Georgian townhouse on Portland Place to unveil Shaun Leane’s diamond and chain mail gauntlet glove created … Continue reading

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