Wendy Deng & Other Animals. January 2018.

Dear Rowley, Have you ever thought that a cabal of very selfish, very wicked and very greedy people carve up the world’s wealth and power between them? Well, if evidence were needed look no further than the former Mrs Rupert … Continue reading

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Shall We Dance? July 2016.

Dear Rowley, What will the world be like when President Trump is sworn-into office later this year? He was declared last night as the Republican candidate for the Presidency and I fear that Hilary Clinton will have the race to … Continue reading

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Everybody Loves Oscar February 2011

Dear Rowley, Did you stay up to watch the Oscars? No, me neither. Never mind Sky +. It gets in the way of Radio 4 and The Archers. I never thought Ruth could get more irritated until she had that … Continue reading

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Pomp & Circumstance December 2010

Dear Rowley, Aren’t pine needles a bugger to hoover-up? Come the 27th of December, I’m already over Christmas and ready to get cracking. Is there anything more mournful than Christmas decs after the event? They always call to mind Donatella … Continue reading

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Noel Coward at the Savoy October 2010

Dear Rowley, You recall I told you about the remarkable Rosy Runciman who is Sir Cameron’s archivist? Well, Rosy invited me to the press night of Noel Coward’s Hayfever at the Kingston Theatre last week starring Celia Imrie as Judith … Continue reading

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