It’s Showtime Folks. April 2017.

Dear Rowley, As you know I am a pushover for the divas so it was with high excitement that I heard Bette Midler had broken Broadway’s advance box office records for herĀ Hello Dolly at the Schubert theatre co-starring the dishy … Continue reading

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Rose Tinted. January 2015.

Dear Rowley, I know you would be the first to agree that the past is a comfortable pillow on which to rest your pin curled locks. We both tend to alight on the 20s and 30s as a period in … Continue reading

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Affectations Can Be Dangerous. September 2013.

Dear Rowley, When 50-year old dancer Isadora Duncan was throttled as her chiffon scarf got caught in the wheels of a sports car in Nice in 1927, Gertrude Stein commented sagely ‘affectations can be dangerous’. At this stage in Duncan’s … Continue reading

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The Lesbian Issue. July 2012.

Dear Rowley, Don’t you love this picture of Miss Midler front row centre at the Jean-Paul Gaultier couture show in Paris last week? My guess is that she has subscribed to the Tatler magazine app and has just discovered the … Continue reading

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