The Lady’s Not For Turning. November 2015.

Dear Rowley, Did I have you fooled with the recalcitrant alcoholic hot mess act? I tend to preempt what anyone cares to say about me and double it just to make damned sure there is no comeback. If I say … Continue reading

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Detox. October 2015.

Dear Rowley, Well my dear, the party’s over, it’s all over my friend. So said Kenneth Williams in one of my favourite Round the Horne sketches. It’s the way he tells them, I find. Needless to say, the Spencer Hart launch … Continue reading

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The World of Interiors. October 2015.

Dear Rowley, Nothing like a fresh lick of paint to revive one’s interest in life. As I’ve bored you ad nauseam Jeffrey Bernard has been unwell for weeks now. Hopefully Dr B will work his magic tomorrow and I will be ready … Continue reading

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How It Looked. How It Was. Consequences. July 2012.

Dear Rowley, It’s official. The insurgency against the Jubolympics in Bloomsbury is gathering momentum. As of yesterday, Bloomsbury has been invaded by every nationality and age of chav in town for the Olympic Games. We have scrawny Asians with less … Continue reading

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Chuka Dummy. July 2012.

Dear Rowley, Only five years ago, nobody in the world except for friends and family knew Cheryl Cole, Rhiannon, Julian Assange, Lady Gaga or Baroness Ashton. Was the world a better place? I’m guessing. I suppose we get the public … Continue reading

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