Liza! Liza! Liza! February 2018.

Dear Rowley, Forgive the loooong radio silence. As I think you know from my infrequent Twitter posts, the past four weeks has not been without incident. I have had four burglaries in Bloomsbury Towers in as many weeks. All the … Continue reading

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Waltz Darling! August 2016.

Dear Rowley, I don’t know about music being the food of love but it certainly is pure Viagra for the mind. Way before Madonna cottoned-on to vogueing¬†- the combative drag queens of New York dance craze striking poses from the … Continue reading

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Happy Endings. January 2015.

Dear Rowley, The late Elaine Stritch told a wonderful story about drinking into the small hours with Judy Garland when, as the sun began to rise over Manhattan, Garland stood up and drawled ‘Elaine, I never thought I’d say this … Continue reading

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Follies. January 2011.

Dear Rowley, Don’t let anybody tell you advertising is a waste of money. I was dragging my tired, battered old bones past my local vintner The Grapes of Wrath¬†and there was a chalk board outside reading, ‘January detox? F*** it. … Continue reading

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The Royal Wedding April 30th 2011

Dear Rowley, Well, that went well didn’t it? Three jolly good hits on the BBC News channel and three equally barn-storming suits: a brace of Anderson & Sheppard pieces (the yellow linen on the penultimate morning and the dinner jacket … Continue reading

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