Victoria. September 2016.

Dear Rowley, Fascinated by the Poldark versus Victoria dust-up on telly at the moment. I never saw the first Poldark but have seen enough Romany gypsy types with their tops off in the flesh for a mini series to raise … Continue reading

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The Lady’s Not For Turning. November 2015.

Dear Rowley, Did I have you fooled with the recalcitrant alcoholic hot mess act? I tend to preempt what anyone cares to say about me and double it just to make damned sure there is no comeback. If I say … Continue reading

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Sadness in His Eyes. November 2015.

Dear Rowley, Kay Burley, the Sky News presenter and ubiquitous autocutie, wasn’t really on my radar until the Paris Massacre on Friday. She certainly wasn’t the first celebrity or civilian to take to Twitter to offer her sympathies but hers … Continue reading

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Paris is Burning. November 2015.

Dear Rowley, Devastating news from Paris of a massacre of the innocents at the hands of crack teams of ISIS assassins and suicide bombers. My heart is heavy today and, though it is excruciating to look at footage of the … Continue reading

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Poppies. November 2015.

Dear Rowley, Having done the walk of shame this morning and changed into a suit, I sashayed towards The Cenotaph to watch my first Remembrance Service in the flesh. I thought I was guaranteed to bawl like a little girl … Continue reading

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