La La Land. January 2017.

Dear Rowley, It is always a mystery to me why it comes a shock to movie producers that musicals score like Reinaldo at the box office. Director/writer Damien Chazelle’s  La La Land  is a case in point. London in January … Continue reading

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Consider Yourself. December 2015.

Dear Rowley, The British can be forgive for not basking in the post-Christmas glow any longer than we have to. Half of Yorkshire is under water making the government’s foreign aid policy – Louboutins for African dictators’ wives – appear … Continue reading

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Shake the Money Tree January 2011

Dear Rowley, Just a quickie darling. Two very pesky magazine editors didn’t pay me when they promise so last week was all about austerity. I feared I would have to throw myself on the mercy of the parish or, worse, … Continue reading

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