House of Cards. July 2016.

Dear Rowley, You remember the ice cold political drama House of Cards starring Ian Richardson as the murderous, Machiavellian Tory politician Francis Urquhart (F.U. for short)? The scriptwriting was sublime and the casting second to none. When I heard Kevin Spacey … Continue reading

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Blue Murder. November 2015.

Dear Rowley, It was with some trepidation that I heard Sir Kenneth Brannagh is determined to remake Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express. Granted, I found the Cybil Shepherd and Angela Lansbury reboot of The Lady Vanishes by far superior to … Continue reading

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Come Into The Garden Maud. September 2012.

Dear Rowley, A rather satisfying morning at my publisher’s Thames & Hudson today. I will sign a contract to be Luxury Editor of T&H this month and we have three projects to put into production that I can’t divulge quite … Continue reading

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Doctors & Nurses. October 2011.

Dear Rowley, Forgive the radio silence, I’ve been stricken with the mother of all flu but count one’s blessings while writhing in abject agony on my deathbed like Mimi in La Boheme. My darling Dr B gave me an appointment … Continue reading

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