Design For Living. February 2013.

Dear Rowley, Never a dull moment is there? Meteorite showers over Russia, Popes throwing in the crosier (Ex Benedict anyone?), queens abdicating and now to cap it all Martine McCutcheon’s gone bankrupt. It’s terribly hard to keep body and soul … Continue reading

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Are We Nearly There Yet? January 2012.

Dear Rowley, Forgive the last ‘goodbye cruel world’ letter. I believe I had reached what is known in the writing trade as the ‘scrape the barrel and drain the bottle’ stage of completing my latest opus The Perfect Gentleman¬†for Thames … Continue reading

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10.10.10.

Dearest Rowley, The great day arrived and where were you? Mrs T and I both said how much you would have adored the grand opening of the Savoy after a two-year delay and about ¬£150 million over budget. Well, nobody’s … Continue reading

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Noel Coward at the Savoy October 2010

Dear Rowley, You recall I told you about the remarkable Rosy Runciman who is Sir Cameron’s archivist? Well, Rosy invited me to the press night of Noel Coward’s Hayfever at the Kingston Theatre last week starring Celia Imrie as Judith … Continue reading

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