Class. January 2014.

Dear Rowley, After the bizarre spectacle of multiple gay marriage ceremonies at this year’s Grammy Awards with Queen Latifah as ‘celebrant’ and Madonna as wedding singer, I was in desperate need of a cultural palette cleaner to reassure me that … Continue reading

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Bowes & Idle. September 2013.

Dear Rowley, With the prospect of a very late summer holiday disappearing into the distance like Roadrunner fleeing the Wily Coyote, I thought it best to take stock of how to endure another winter in London with sanity vaguely intact. … Continue reading

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The Bowes Museum. August 2012.

Dear Rowley, Rather a lot to catch up on since the escapade to Newcastle upon Tyne so apologies for the radio silence. Were you finally seduced by the Team GB (why not Great British Team?) gold rush at the Olympics. … Continue reading

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Hometime. August 2012.

Dear Rowley, As the legendary Liza often says, some things are just magical. Sometimes life is just magical. Apropos of this sentiment, I finally had an excuse to return to my University city Newcastle upon Tyne for the first time … Continue reading

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Mrs Rausing. July 2012.

Dear Rowley, Did you ever meet Mr and Mrs Rausing? I don’t think I did though have probably been to a number of parties that they also attended. Better Half and I had a very serious conversation about the billionaire … Continue reading

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