Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries. May 2018.

Dear Rowley, If there was a BAFTA or an EMMY for costume design on television the winner hands down would be Marion Boyce who has dressed Essie Davis as Phryne Fisher for three seasons of Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries. Set in … Continue reading

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The Prince and the Showgirl. April 2018.

Dear Rowley, As Miss Midler once said, ‘I’m not retiring and you can’t make me’. The most recent bout of ‘the troubles’ seems to be coming to a close. On paper I’ve had two laptops, three iPhones, an iPad, three … Continue reading

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Vogueing. March 2018.

Dear Rowley, I have fallen in love with women’s fashion again and it is largely thanks to Mr Enninful’s UK Vogue. I now subscribe and it is like sunshine after rain. I think we endured more than twenty years of Alexandra … Continue reading

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Rebel With A Cause. May 2015.

Dear Rowley, Don’t think ill of me for ignoring the burning issues of the day apropos a Conservative majority returned to the Commons this month. While the BBC saw red, the British public saw sense. End of story. When the … Continue reading

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