The Importance of Being Earnest. July 2015.

Dear Rowley, No love lost between Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams as they slug it out to get into the finals at Wimbledon this year. But there is something amiss in the contest between ‘beauty and the beast’. Sharapova’s screeching … Continue reading

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Necromancy. March 2014.

Dear Rowley, Wasn’t the sunshine glorious in London today? So which clown decides to wear an Anderson & Sheppard grey flannel jacket with Uniqlo grey flannel slacks? Some people. As Vreeland says, ‘on you it works’. So I decided to … Continue reading

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These Old Broads. March 2014.

Dear Rowley, Still basking in a vintage Academy Award broadcast, aren’t you? Having perused YouTube for red carpet interviews I was most impressed by Piers Morgan…not a line I ever thought I would write this side of Heaven. But he … Continue reading

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Christmas Cheers December 2010

Dear Rowley, To the burning question of Christmas 2010. Will Julia Mackenzie’s next two Miss Marple epics be as good as her first five? I saw Miss Mackenzie outside Fortnum’s recently and was dying to gush but resisted the temptation. … Continue reading

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