The Royal Wedding April 30th 2011

Dear Rowley, Well, that went well didn’t it? Three jolly good hits on the BBC News channel and three equally barn-storming suits: a brace of Anderson & Sheppard pieces (the yellow linen on the penultimate morning and the dinner jacket … Continue reading

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We’ve Never Had It So Bad 2011

Dear Rowley, Brass monkeys this morning, isn’t it? I stoated down to the kitchen at 5.30am wrapped in a duvet like Marlene Dietrich at the Queen’s Theatre: rigid in my swan’s down. Apparently, a rat has been seen at No … Continue reading

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A Riotous Christmas December 2010

Dear Rowley, You were sweet to write and inquire as to my whereabouts after a rather prolonged silence. Do forgive me. I was not, as a ‘friend’ suggested, lying naked in Bloomsbury Towers with a bottle of Tanqueray 10 in … Continue reading

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