Madame X. May 2016.

Dear Rowley, This weekend I reacquainted myself with an old favourite movie made in 1966, Madame X, starring two totally underrated Hollywood actresses Lana Turner and Constance Bennett. It was Connie’s last film and Jean Louis made her and Lana look gloriously … Continue reading

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Back in Business. July 2012.

Dear Rowley, I am enraptured by the Julia McKenzie Miss Marple episode called The Pale Horse. It involves a story of witchcraft in Much Deeping. The standout performance is by Pauline Collins as the chief witch. She is suburban. She has … Continue reading

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Sparklers and Spirituality December 2010

Dear Rowley, A few sparklers to fill your heart with Christmas cheer courtesy of the remarkable Simon Harrison who is the most talented costume jeweller of his generation. Don’t you adore the Swarovski coronet? It is a copy of a … Continue reading

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