Remembrance. August 2014.

Dear Rowley, I am the first to admit that conceptual art makes me bristle with righteous indignation be it Duchamp’s urinal, Tracey’s soiled sheets or Mr Hirst’s pickled livestock. The case for the defence seems to boil down to little … Continue reading

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Nigella Dolorosa. December 2013.

Dear Rowley, I’ve rather avoided the subject of Nigella Lawson’s appearance in court this month not least because the media has given it more attention than the Nuremberg Trials and because everyone from the Prime Minister down has voiced support … Continue reading

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Saints and Sinners. December 2013.

Dear Rowley, Saddened as I was by the death of Nelson Mandela I must admit to being faintly bewildered by the BBC going into full Court Mourning with one correspondent on Radio 4 going as far as to liken Mr … Continue reading

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Nigellissima. October 2012.

Dear Rowley, Am I alone in thinking Nigella Lawson a total self-parody these days. One always suspects people who talk about themselves in the third person are howling at the moon. Nigella’s new cooking programme is called Nigellissima¬†and is inspired … Continue reading

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