The Promenade des Anglais. July 2016.

Dear Rowley, A few years ago, I spent a couple of ill-advised weekends in Nice staying in a hotel on the Promenade des Anglais. The highlight of the trip was discovering the Plage Ruhl beach club on the P des … Continue reading

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Go It Old Girl! January 2014.

Dear Rowley, Two words: Stan Wawrenka. I so would though chance would be a fine thing. I hope our boy wins the Australian Open today. He deserves it. There is something very odd about Nadal over and above the OCD. … Continue reading

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The Coronation Festival. July 2013.

Dear Rowley, You’re not the first to contact Bloomsbury Towers and ask when they can view the body. Well, I’m not ready for the pall bearers and requiem mass quite yet and have in fact been hush-hush for the past … Continue reading

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Farewell My Lovely. August 4th 2012.

Dear Rowley, On the night of the 4th of August 1962 Marilyn Monroe began her descent into darkness. We will perhaps never know how, who or when Marilyn’s life ended. Her death is arguably the greatest conspiracy theory of the … Continue reading

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Women of Power II. July 2012.

Dear Rowley, I do love 48-hours in bed, don’t you? It was the Wimbledon Men’s Final on Sunday and my friend Patricia and I decided to make a day of it. She ordered a dozen oysters and two lobsters and … Continue reading

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