Rage Against The Machine. November 2013.

Dear Rowley, Is there any phrase that strikes terror into the heart and chills the soul as much as ‘self-service check out’? In a scenario not dissimilar to the Ebola virus or the Black Plague, self-service supermarket check outs were … Continue reading

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Chelsea Flower Show. May 2012.

Dear Rowley, Did I tell you they’ve opened a new Cordon Bleu school on Bloomsbury Square? The cafe is absolutely to die and manned by Gallic cuties who can do things with saxifrage that makes one’s eyes stand out on … Continue reading

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Ready to Begin Again. October 2011.

Dear Rowley, Do you know one of the best things I’ve done in the past 39-years is join the Greco-Roman pool, sauna and steam at the Holborn Hotel. An early morning dip, sizzle and sweat is quite simply manna for … Continue reading

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The Stork Has Landed. July 2011.

Dear Rowley, My heart bleeds for the ecoli outbreak in Ambridge, darling. Haven’t had a week of sleep. This is so much more relevant to most people in England than America defaulting on their billion, trillion, gazillion debt repayments or … Continue reading

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Vivat Savile Row 2011

Dear Rowley, If I had to pick a day to remember for the rest of my life, it would be yesterday. In the morning, the word came through from the Savoy that we have all agreed terms and I can … Continue reading

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