Savile Row in Bloom. May 2012.

Dear Rowley, High summer in London teaches one so many lessons. There’s nothing pretty about a man’s foot in a Havaiana and white legs in shorts are about as appealing as a crematorium on a wet April afternoon in Stroud. … Continue reading

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Met Ball May 2011

Dear Rowley, So it’s curtains for Osama Bin Laden. It has always struck me that he looked rather docile and beatific to be the personification of evil but that just shows how wrong you can be. Look at Simon Cowell. … Continue reading

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Put Out More Flags April 2011

Dear Rowley, In tearing haste, here’s the promised picture of the BBC Compound outside Buckingham Palace where I did the Royal Wedding preview earlier this morning and whence I will return tomorrow between 4pm and 9pm  to report on royal … Continue reading

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The Bloomsbury Fox April 2011

Dear Rowley, Apologies for not writing sooner, I’ve been filming for the Royal Wedding. Won’t it be a shame when it’s all over? The nuptials have been jolly good for business. I was up at the crack today to do … Continue reading

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Reasons to be Cheerful January 2011

Dear Rowley, Three reasons to be cheerful. It looks like Cheryl Cole and Simon Cowell are off to American TV so no more X Factor. Hurrah! Betty Driver is on Desert Island Discs tomorrow aka the Rovers Return’s longest-serving barmaid. As … Continue reading

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