A Load of Old Sequins. October 2015.

Dear Rowley, Well, like Mrs Overall, James Sherwood’s Discriminating Guide appears to have captured the hearts of the nation. The guys and gals at Spencer Hart absolutely rocked it out last night for the launch party. Having been to Ciao Bella … Continue reading

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Manon. January 2014.

Dear Rowley, To Covent Garden last night for the first night of Massenet’s Manon at the Royal Opera House with La Farmer. The story of Manon Lescaut – a Demi Mondaine in Belle Epoque Paris who has chosen the life of a courtesan over love … Continue reading

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We Have The Power To Rebuild Him. August 2012.

Dear Rowley, As Glenda Slagg would have it, ‘Bradley Wiggins: crazy name, crazy guy’. Somebody really ought to tell the goggle eyed loon that yellow is really not his colour. Chapeau and all that for winning the Tour de France … Continue reading

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Lost London. November 2011.

Dear Rowley, Thoroughly enjoying Radio 4s serialisation of Colin Clark’s My Week with Marilyn. I read the book years ago when it was first published and find it incredible that nobody thought to film it until now. Michelle Williams is … Continue reading

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Phoenix Nights June 2011

Dear Rowley, If yesterday could have been set to music it would have been Nina Simone’s sultry rendition of Feeling Good. The best part of this year has been paced at full gallop with me as the horse not the … Continue reading

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