Taking Liberties. February 2016.

Dear Rowley, In 2014 Broadway legend Elaine Stritch stepped into the follow spot in the sky aged eighty-nine having clocked-up over seventy-years in show business. Unusually for an actress, she saved her best almost to the last in a one-woman … Continue reading

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Stritchie! July 2014.

Dear Rowley, I remember having a conversation with La Farmer one night around a table at Ciao Bella as to whether there was such a thing as a female hell raiser of the show business variety. The 1960s was a … Continue reading

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In Her Solitude. February 2012.

Dear Rowley, Slightly chilling, isn’t it, that Whitney Houston died alone in a hotel room as a guest for Grammy Awards when the artists who had long eclipsed her were probably surrounded by stylists, publicists, fans and record producers making … Continue reading

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I’ve Been To A Marvelous Party November 22nd 2010

Dear Rowley, You know what made me feel most proud that the Savoy hosted my Savile Row book launch? When the A team arrived. The Savoy top brass are like a shoal of sharks who divide to conquer when they … Continue reading

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