Charlie Sheen. November 2015.

Dear Rowley, A rather disconcerting byproduct of the Paris Massacre atrocity is the gleam in French Prime Minister Françoise Hollande’s eyes. He has gone from hero to zero almost overnight. I know this sounds horribly cynical but there’s a degree … Continue reading

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Go It Old Girl! January 2014.

Dear Rowley, Two words: Stan Wawrenka. I so would though chance would be a fine thing. I hope our boy wins the Australian Open today. He deserves it. There is something very odd about Nadal over and above the OCD. … Continue reading

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Cannes Can. May 2013.

Dear Rowley, Couldn’t you just die for the French Riviera? I fell in love with the Cote d’Azur aged five when I first saw Cary Grant’s dashing jewel thief and Grace Kelly’s American heiress play cat and mouse in Hitchcock’s To … Continue reading

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Ready for My Close-Up. September 2011.

Dear Rowley, Do forgive darling, I’ve been back from hols for four days and have been quite simply at full gallop since setting hoof on tarmac at Gatwick. While on Corfu, I had a call from my delectable agent Geraldine … Continue reading

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Elizabeth the 1st March 2011

Dear Rowley, So it’s farewell my lovely Elizabeth Taylor. Put your hands together and give the girl a round of applause. As Richard Burton said of her, ‘Elizabeth wears her fame lightly, like a second skin’. Rock Hudson proved to … Continue reading

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