Queen of Fashion. August 2017.

Dear Rowley, If you’re going to be a writer, you have to be a reader. I know something is distinctly off kilter if I’m not able to sit down with a book and absorb it like Litmus paper. The book … Continue reading

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Paris is Burning. November 2015.

Dear Rowley, Devastating news from Paris of a massacre of the innocents at the hands of crack teams of ISIS assassins and suicide bombers. My heart is heavy today and, though it is excruciating to look at footage of the … Continue reading

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Pomp & Circumstance December 2010

Dear Rowley, Aren’t pine needles a bugger to hoover-up? Come the 27th of December, I’m already over Christmas and ready to get cracking. Is there anything more mournful than Christmas decs after the event? They always call to mind Donatella … Continue reading

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A Riotous Christmas December 2010

Dear Rowley, You were sweet to write and inquire as to my whereabouts after a rather prolonged silence. Do forgive me. I was not, as a ‘friend’ suggested, lying naked in Bloomsbury Towers with a bottle of Tanqueray 10 in … Continue reading

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