Detox. October 2015.

Dear Rowley, Well my dear, the party’s over, it’s all over my friend. So said Kenneth Williams in one of my favouriteĀ Round the Horne sketches. It’s the way he tells them, I find. Needless to say, the Spencer Hart launch … Continue reading

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How Much Can One Bi-Polar Bear? June 2014.

Dear Rowley, There are certain movies that I can’t bear to watch again. One of them is Vivien Leigh’s performance inĀ A Streetcar Named Desire. I heartily dislike Tennessee Williams. His cruelty towards his heroines turns my stomach over and makes … Continue reading

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Tapas & Tantrums. December 2013.

Dear Rowley, If I hear one more politician or BBC newsreader referring to the late Nelson Mandela as Madiba I will sneak up behind them with a vuvuzela and give it to them hot. Isn’t Madiba a tribal term of … Continue reading

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A Big Blue Cock. August 2013.

Dear Rowley, Just as the newspapers have a silly season when the travel plans of gay Guardian journalists and the scheming of avaricious tarts seeking a slice of Simon Cowell’s fortune by way of a surprise pregnancy dominate the front … Continue reading

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Skyfall.October 2012.

Dear Rowley, To the Barbican cinema to see Skyfall: the new James Bond. When I used to date an RSC actor, he told me that there were nuclear bunkers underneath the Barbican for the royal family no less should the … Continue reading

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