Duty Call. May 2015.

Dear Rowley, Weren’t you shocked to hear that FIFA is run by porcine, money grubbing lardy cake males with greasy palms and laxer morals than a dope peddler haunting the backstreets of Tangier? No, me neither. One becomes more and … Continue reading

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Just What The Doctor Ordered. July 2014.

Dear Rowley, Do you ever daydream about your ideal home? No, I’m not talking about the rustle of the bombazine as you drift through Apsley House imagining a past life as 1st Duchess of Wellington ordering new damasks and deciding … Continue reading

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The Runaround. September 2011.

Dear Rowley, In my capacity as curator of the Savoy Museum I happened to do some research about Fred and his sister Adele Astaire’s first stay at the hotel in 1933. Fred and Adele were a famous dancing duo on … Continue reading

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It’s A Riot January 2011

Dear Rowley, An interesting lecture at the English Speaking Union last night on the invitation of Liz who is one of the Gorgeous Georges. It’s the only Union I want to join. I invited Helen from the Royal Opera House … Continue reading

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