Applause. April 2016.

Dear Rowley, So sorry to hear of Victoria Wood’s untimely death this week. Having memorised As Seen on TV, Pat & Margaret and most of the Christmas Specials, I can’t tell you how many of her jokes I have ‘borrowed’ over the … Continue reading

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Ciao Bella! New Year’s Eve 2011.

Dear Rowley, In haste, I was leafing through the February issue of Tatler and found the most marvellous feature Labradors of Power written by an entertaining chap called Adam Edwards. It reminded me that I had not as yet sent you … Continue reading

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Free the Corfu One. August 2011.

Dear Rowley, You recall last year better half and I took a house on the North East coast of Corfu in September? It was one of those idyllic farmhouses in the hills overlooking the mountains of Albania surrounded by red … Continue reading

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Life Is A Cabaret. July 2011.

Dear Rowley, Enclosed the promised snap of my masseur Santiago. Only kidding (more’s the pity), this picture is a salutary reminder that the lion’s share of British men living in London should not under any circumstances dare to bare when … Continue reading

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Royal Ascot Starting Post November 2010

Dear Rowley, At present I am in bed with two of my most favourite boys: my parents’ Cavalier King Charles Spaniels Dougal and Murphey. Sound like two Irish navvies don’t they? These gorgeous creatures call to mind a Victoria Wood … Continue reading

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