Positive Discrimination. August 2015.

Dear Rowley, As you know my life has not been without incident. If it was a soap opera the theme tune would be I’m Still Here from Sondheim’s Follies.  Admittedly a bottle of Bombay Sapphire was never far away from the scene … Continue reading

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Charity Begins At Home. August 2015.

Dear Rowley, August is the silly season for print journalists where any damn thing gets past morning conference just to fill the pages while those who can afford it take a well-deserved holiday. Lovely to see Princess Beatrice yacht hopping … Continue reading

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Happy Endings. January 2015.

Dear Rowley, The late Elaine Stritch told a wonderful story about drinking into the small hours with Judy Garland when, as the sun began to rise over Manhattan, Garland stood up and drawled ‘Elaine, I never thought I’d say this … Continue reading

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