Hard Acts to Follow. February 2018.

Dear Rowley, Are you a fan of remakes? I have not yet seen it but hear Kenneth BRannagh’s Murder on the Orient Express is dry as dust compared to the original though the cinematography is spectacular. Why Hollywood tries to improve … Continue reading

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Ho-Bleedin-Ho. December 2011.

Dear Rowley, If you haven’t seen My Week With Marilyn yet I do urge you to treat yourself for Christmas. The script is a little thin but for charm it deserves an Oscar. My friend Tim and I snuck off last … Continue reading

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Betty Blue Eyes April 2011

Dear Rowley, Well, ducks, I finally have a proof of the Fashion at Royal Ascot cover. Do you love it? The hat is Stephen Jones and the dress Vivienne Westwood. The art direction is Peter Dawson and I have to … Continue reading

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The Master August 2010

Dear Rowley, The excitement. You remember I had a private view of the Royal Dress Collection at Kensington Palace earlier this year? Well, I was shown an ankle length mink coat owned by Princess Margaret by the fabulous curator Deirdre … Continue reading

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