The Survival Instinct. October 2017.

Dear Rowley, Fasten your seatbelt, this is going to be a bumpy ride for anyone under thirty. Am I the only person with a few miles on the clock who is fed the fuck up with ageism? I read that … Continue reading

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Incisive. September 2015.

Dear Rowley, London must have been en fete considering I’ve been barely able to speak for four days after having four wisdom extracted at UCL. As the nurses told me I was in the middle of a particularly amusing anecdote about the … Continue reading

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Loco Motions. November 2013.

Dear Rowley, Having oft pondered the propensity of older people to dress like confused teenagers – apropos a lady at large in Bloomsbury today who was evidently alive when rationing was still imposed wearing a baseball cap with a nose … Continue reading

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City Lights. December 2012.

Dear Rowley, Socially whirling like a dervish in recent weeks so apologies for not putting pen to paper. Let’s start with the burning issue of the day. Are you going to invest in a pair of ‘Meggings’ for autumn/winter 2012? … Continue reading

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Cupidity. October 2012.

Dear Rowley, I adore the German word schadenfreude.  There is no translation for it in English other than saying out loud ‘I told you so’ with a satisfied smile and a smack of the lips like a cat that’s got … Continue reading

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