Dark Heart of Italy. June 2012.

Dear Rowley, After a weekend off in Florence, it was a train to Milano Centrale for the final two days of men’s shows before I return to London. The train to Milan gave much pause for thought – don’t they … Continue reading

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VE Day. December 2011.

Dear Rowley, Quote of the week. Having exercised Britain’s veto like a karate chop at the EU summit last night, Mr Cameron is accused by the French of being like a guest at a wife-swapping party who decided not to … Continue reading

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Strictly Come Dancing. 2011.

Dear Rowley, As Joan Rivers would say, ‘Strictly Come Dancing. Can we talk?’ Having just witnessed Nancy dell Olio’s ‘paso’ puts one in mind of those old Vaudeville acts where the boy dancer would attach at life-size marionette in full … Continue reading

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Bunga Bunga! February 2011

Dear Rowley, Have you ever been to a Bunga Bunga party a la Silvio Berlusconi? I think I have but did not realise until in retrospect. There was a lady – and I use that word loosely – on Radio … Continue reading

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