Bachelor Boy. May 2018.

Dear Rowley, It is only when you are away from home that you start to notice the bachelor-isms creeping into the daily round. I spent a delightful weekend with my parents in Derbyshire and was struck by how set in … Continue reading

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Ewe Turn. October 2015.

Dear Rowley, So looking forward to Sheep on Savile Row day today.  I wasn’t five minutes out the door of Bloomsbury Towers this dull, dank morning when my throat started to scream for Whiskey with a Lemsip chaser closely followed by … Continue reading

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A Princess Margaret Moment. July 2013.

Dear Rowley, Don’t you find it mildly ironic that after the endless Ice Age over the United Kingdom that made us all suicidally depressed, one hears nothing but complaints now we’re basking like salamanders a midsummer heatwave? Radio 4 is … Continue reading

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Women of Power II. July 2012.

Dear Rowley, I do love 48-hours in bed, don’t you? It was the Wimbledon Men’s Final on Sunday and my friend Patricia and I decided to make a day of it. She ordered a dozen oysters and two lobsters and … Continue reading

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