Happy and Glorious. September 2015.

Dear Rowley, I’ve always rather enjoyed the cantankerous Dr David Starkey ever since we shared a bottle or three of Prosecco in a caravan in Green Park. We were ensconced in the ITV compound opposite Buckingham Palace to commentate on … Continue reading

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Another Country. April 2015.

Dear Rowley, Won’t London be marvellous when they’ve finished it? I think we’ve all got to the stage where we accept that the sound of drills and demolition, the sight of high vis jackets and builder’s bums and the light … Continue reading

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The Queen. February 2012.

Dear Rowley, Did you stay up last night to watch the Super Bowl? Well, I wouldn’t ordinarily except for the promise that Madonna would perform at half time. The closest England has to such an occasion is asking the soprano … Continue reading

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