Friends. July 2016.

Dear Rowley, Hardly a secret that life hasn’t been too easy of late. Point of fact, you honour, it hasn’t been too easy for quite a while now. I used to think I was terrible at asking for help but … Continue reading

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Cascades. November 2015.

Dear Rowley, If, like us, you have a degree in classic black and white movies then the word ‘Cascades’ speaks mouthfuls rather succinctly. Cascades was the rest home that Bette Davis’s character, Charlotte Vale, retired to in the film Now Voyager after … Continue reading

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A Load of Old Sequins. October 2015.

Dear Rowley, Well, like Mrs Overall, James Sherwood’s Discriminating Guide appears to have captured the hearts of the nation. The guys and gals at Spencer Hart absolutely rocked it out last night for the launch party. Having been to Ciao Bella … Continue reading

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Food Glorious Food. August 2015.

Dear Rowley, Is it only me who despairs that the West End of London is turning into one big trough? Every time one of my beloved honest independent shops is forced to close due to rent rises, you can bet … Continue reading

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Positive Discrimination. August 2015.

Dear Rowley, As you know my life has not been without incident. If it was a soap opera the theme tune would be I’m Still Here from Sondheim’s Follies.  Admittedly a bottle of Bombay Sapphire was never far away from the scene … Continue reading

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