The Casting Couch. October 2017.

Dear Rowley, The case against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein alleging multiple counts of sexual harassment, assault and rape over a thirty-year period is as morally murky as it is complex. We know, for example, that predatory men were at large … Continue reading

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Marilyn Monroe in Florence. June 2012.

Dear Rowley, If prosecco is drunk in sufficient quantities, it is really rather remarkable how fluent I am in Italiano. I’m interacting like a native this season’s Pitti Uomo in Florence even though I suspect I sound like a gibbering … Continue reading

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My Night With Marilyn. March 2012.

Dear Rowley, As you know I’ve been in love with Marilyn Monroe practically since birth. When I was ten years old, I recall bunking off PE at Birkdale school and finding a television in one of the classrooms so I … Continue reading

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The Ghost of Marilyn Monroe March 2011

Dear Rowley, Did you go to the Olivier Awards darling? I was monkey typing to finish Fashion at Royal Ascot (eta this evening at about 10pm). Now that’s going to be a celebration and a half. I might even stretch … Continue reading

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