Bell, Book & Candle. February 2016.

Dear Rowley, The more I live, the more I simply don’t want to learn. On what level does it it benefit an author’s wellbeing to know that the best sellers right now are – drumroll please – adult colouring books. … Continue reading

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Conscious Uncoupling. March 2014.

Dear Rowley, Mercifully, I am now officially on the mend after the recent ‘troubles’. I managed to complete my Canali 200 Steps feature about brilliant design duo Barber Osgerby and I’m knocking off a couple more Hall of Fame entries … Continue reading

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Tapas & Tantrums. December 2013.

Dear Rowley, If I hear one more politician or BBC newsreader referring to the late Nelson Mandela as Madiba I will sneak up behind them with a vuvuzela and give it to them hot. Isn’t Madiba a tribal term of … Continue reading

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Burlington Arcade Bazaar. November 2012.

Dear Rowley, Don’t you sometimes get the feeling that it’s all too much? You’re trying your best to stay on the good foot and yet some mischievous sprite keeps on strewing your path with banana skins. I did get back … Continue reading

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Chuka Dummy. July 2012.

Dear Rowley, Only five years ago, nobody in the world except for friends and family knew Cheryl Cole, Rhiannon, Julian Assange, Lady Gaga or Baroness Ashton. Was the world a better place? I’m guessing. I suppose we get the public … Continue reading

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