Sex. September 2015.

Dear Rowley, One of the benefits of no longer being a spring chicken is learning to accept people’s differences without judging (much) or wishing to impose one’s own point of view. Another is – how does one put this delicately? … Continue reading

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Divine Intervention. September 2015.

Dear Rowley, I thought it was fitting that, on the day the Trots voted Jeremy Corbyn to lead the Labour Party, I returned to Chatsworth House to view the Duke of Devonshire’s latest contemporary art and design installation Make Yourself … Continue reading

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Art or Bust. August 2012.

Dear Rowley, Well, I’m sitting on the balcony of the Albert Ier in Nice on the last night on the Riviera for now watching the sun set and listening to Sarah Vaughan’s I Love Brazil album on the MacBook Air. … Continue reading

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More Savoy Stories August 2010

Dear Rowley, There comes a time every year when your mind and body tells one that a holiday is in order. Mine came last week when I found myself quite literally shouting into a baby’s pram because the poor mother … Continue reading

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A Bevy of Savoy Beauties August 2010

Dear Rowley, You know those days when you’re longing to get home and devour the new issue of Love magazine and your last meeting drags like a patent leather pump treading on a court dress train? I always find it … Continue reading

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