Love Me or Leave Me. October 2012.

Dear Rowley, I’m playing hookie¬†today watching The Man Who Knew Too Much: the Alfred Hitchcock movie starring Doris Day and Jimmy Stewart. What strikes one watching films made in the 1950s and based in London is how polite everyone appears … Continue reading

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Glyndebourne Nights. August 2011.

Dear Rowley, So London’s burning again. Don’t you find it incredible that civil insurgencies of this ilk can be sparked by the death of an alleged drug dealer and violent gang member who if the police hadn’t taken out would … Continue reading

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The Tweed Run April 2011

Dear Rowley, There’s a Kirsty McColl song called Thank You for the Days that came to mind on Grand National Saturday. It has now become something of a tradition that I gather-up a picnic and scads of Prosecco from John … Continue reading

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