Postcards from the Edge. December 2016.

Dear Rowley, I do believe that symmetry in time is never purely coincidental. A day after her daughter died, Hollywood musical royalty Debbie Reynolds has also passed away saying she wanted to be with the brilliant actress/author Carrie Fisher. Can … Continue reading

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Sunderland One Eton Nil. June 2016.

Dear Rowley, Did you vote darling? I’ve just got back from a Brexit party on Southampton Row dressed-up as Britannia. Just in case we lost, I went with a friend who made a marvellous Boadicea. He had his chariot parked … 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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Hollywood Costume. October 2012.

Dear Rowley, Hollywood Costume at the V&A deserves another letter. I was fascinated by the hour and a half spent with the curator Deborah Landis at the private view of the exhibition. As you know, I curated a rather large … Continue reading

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My Fair Ladies June 2011

Dear Rowley, Don’t you feel for the Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner who, it seems, has been caught out ‘Sexting’ pictures of various body parts – not bad as it happens – to ┬árandom ladies? One almost feels the chap was … Continue reading

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