The Other Woman. November 2015.

Dear Rowley, Well, I was shopping the other day in the Piggly Wiggly and chanced upon a tableau that might hold the key to my immediate future. There was this hen-pecked man in a decent suit trailing after this hag … Continue reading

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Theatricality. November 2012.

Dear Rowley, A rather theatrical week. Saturday to the new Alan Bennett at the National Theatre. It is a vehicle for Frances de la Tour otherwise known as ‘Frankie’ ┬áby the hair and make-up ‘girls. I have adored Alan Bennett’s … Continue reading

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On A Clear Day. July 2012.

Dear Rowley, I left you on the Boulevard des Anglais in Nice luxuriating in the Ruhe beach club with the artist. Four days of sheer bliss as it happens. I did find the architecture in Nice heart-meltingly faded and grand. … Continue reading

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Shutterbugs. May 2012.

Dear Rowley, To quote La Farmer, this week I felt as if I’ve been shot out of a cannon. The pace was good to firm but relentless; the week beginning elegantly with a Prosecco lunch at Ciao Bella with Scott … Continue reading

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In The Pink. December 2011.

Dear Rowley, I think we’re all suffering a little from the 21st century blues this December, aren’t we? The Sherwood Massive is distinctly under par at present and there’s a collective mood of being besieged by the economic sturm und … Continue reading

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