Fashion at KP. April 2018.

Dear Rowley, I had quite the revelation when visiting Kensington Palace this morning. I was drawn to KP for the new Victoria Revealed exhibition in which three of the Duchess of Fife tiaras were on show for the first time in … Continue reading

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The Pearl in My Oyster. September 2013.

Dear Rowley, To the V&A last night for the opening gala for the new Pearls exhibition. The show is co-sponsored by the Qatar Museum Authority and Her Excellency Sheikha Mayassa opened the exhibition hence a police presence better suited to an Arsenal … Continue reading

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Exhibitionism. November 2012.

Dear Rowley, I’m with Bonnie Tyler. We’re all holding out for a hero and popular culture simply isn’t coming up with the goods. My heart sank when ITV advertised a new fly-on-the-wall doc Cheryl: Access All Areas following Miss Cole on … Continue reading

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Theatricality. November 2012.

Dear Rowley, A rather theatrical week. Saturday to the new Alan Bennett at the National Theatre. It is a vehicle for Frances de la Tour otherwise known as ‘Frankie’  by the hair and make-up ‘girls. I have adored Alan Bennett’s … Continue reading

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Back in Business. July 2012.

Dear Rowley, I am enraptured by the Julia McKenzie Miss Marple episode called The Pale Horse. It involves a story of witchcraft in Much Deeping. The standout performance is by Pauline Collins as the chief witch. She is suburban. She has … Continue reading

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