Superstition. January 2017.

Dear Rowley, As a tribe, writers are suspicious. We all have rituals necessary to get from bower of bliss to desk; necessary as it happens when nobody is watching and one only has self-discipline and a January tax bill for … Continue reading

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Shall We Dance? July 2016.

Dear Rowley, What will the world be like when President Trump is sworn-into office later this year? He was declared last night as the Republican candidate for the Presidency and I fear that Hilary Clinton will have the race to … Continue reading

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Resignation. March 2016.

Dear Rowley, Politicians who resign on a matter of principle have proved as rare as Fabergé eggs of late. Let’s face it, MPs don’t even throw in the towel when they’ve been caught in flagrante with a ladyboy of Bangkok at … Continue reading

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Taking Liberties. February 2016.

Dear Rowley, In 2014 Broadway legend Elaine Stritch stepped into the follow spot in the sky aged eighty-nine having clocked-up over seventy-years in show business. Unusually for an actress, she saved her best almost to the last in a one-woman … Continue reading

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Tiara-Bum-Di-Hey. October 2015.

Dear Rowley, La Farmer and I feel vindicated in our ongoing commitment to boozy London lunches. Yesterday saw us at the divine Arbutus on Frith Street in Soho in the company of Aspasia ‘Love Gold’ Anoustis. My entreé of burrata, … Continue reading

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