Books Etc. June 2016.

Dear Rowley, I do hate folk music, don’t you? Glad I’ve got that off my chest. Now, don’t these book launches come around quickly? It seemed only yesterday that we were smashing a bottle against the boughs of my Discriminating Guide … Continue reading

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Let’s Face the Music and Dance. August 2015.

Dear Rowley, Now I don’t mean to cause offence (much) and I certainly don’t want to sound like a prude but when in the name of Fred & Ginger did we get from Let’s Face the Music and Dance to Stupid … Continue reading

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Cupidity. October 2012.

Dear Rowley, I adore the German word schadenfreude.  There is no translation for it in English other than saying out loud ‘I told you so’ with a satisfied smile and a smack of the lips like a cat that’s got … Continue reading

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Suits Ewe Sir August 2010

Dear Rowley, Did you see the Stephen Sondheim prom on telly last Saturday? The man is a genius. I know everyone went totally gaga for Dame Judi’s Send in the Clowns but I thought the absolute stars of the show … Continue reading

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