Let Me Be Your Star. August 2016.

Dear Rowley, You know that old saying about never working with children and animals? I have learned not to take it too literally. There are more than a few people I have encountered in my professional life whose behaviour borders … Continue reading

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Iconoclasm. September 2015.

Dear Rowley, An invitation to a gala performance of James Phillips’s play McQueen that transferred from the St. James’s to the Haymarket Theatre the other night in the company of Mrs T. As per, we tore a crab claw at Sheekey’s Oyster … Continue reading

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Costume Drama. June 2015.

Dear Rowley, How many times were you asked as a boy what you wanted to be when you grew up? Having visited the Crown Jewels before most boys had varnished their first conker I always said I wanted to be … Continue reading

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Paris Couture. January 2014.

Dear Rowley, It’s that time of year again when you can be 99% sure that all the most obnoxious, offensive and smug people residing in London have buggered off to the Davos Summit. Davos always makes me hoot with laughter … Continue reading

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Chiswick House. October 2013.

Dear Rowley, Seeing as the chance of occupying grand houses in London are now only restricted to Candy brothers, Russian gangsters and Cambridge Dukes and Duchesses, one has to resort to sightseeing and dreaming apropos Mrs T and I took … Continue reading

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