Life is a Cabaret. October 2016.

Dear Rowley, If there were such a thing as Desert Island Films, the one classic movie I would rescue from the briny is the dark 1972 musical Cabaret. I recall as a boy being told I was too young to watch Cabaret on … Continue reading

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Bell, Book & Candle. February 2016.

Dear Rowley, The more I live, the more I simply don’t want to learn. On what level does it it benefit an author’s wellbeing to know that the best sellers right now are – drumroll please – adult colouring books. … Continue reading

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I’m Old Fashioned. May 2014.

Dear Rowley, Has to be said that the Victoria & Albert Museum is arguably the finest curator of fashion exhibitions in the world right now. Of course there is competition from New York’s Metropolitan Museum but the V&A wins on … Continue reading

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Too Much of a Good Thing is Wonderful. October 2012.

Dear Rowley, Forgive the radio silence. If you want a rough idea of my life in the past week then rent a Bruce Lee video and fast forward to the last five minutes. There have been so many mental karate … Continue reading

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