Vile Bodies. March 2014.

Dear Rowley, Oh my Lord! My health is as fragile as Kelly Brook’s marital record. Something is going to have to give but rest assured I will claw it back come hook or crook when I get my energy back. … Continue reading

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Ho-Bleedin-Ho. December 2011.

Dear Rowley, If you haven’t seen My Week With Marilyn yet I do urge you to treat yourself for Christmas. The script is a little thin but for charm it deserves an Oscar. My friend Tim and I snuck off last … Continue reading

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The Last of the Red Hot Mamas. December 2011.

Dear Rowley. Comes a time when you have to reconnect with your times and stop living in the era when Fanny was by Gaslight and guardsmen could be had for a shilling in Hyde Park after dark. I’m slumped on … Continue reading

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Lost London. November 2011.

Dear Rowley, Thoroughly enjoying Radio 4s serialisation of Colin Clark’s My Week with Marilyn. I read the book years ago when it was first published and find it incredible that nobody thought to film it until now. Michelle Williams is … 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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