Charlie Sheen. November 2015.

Dear Rowley, A rather disconcerting byproduct of the Paris Massacre atrocity is the gleam in French Prime Minister Françoise Hollande’s eyes. He has gone from hero to zero almost overnight. I know this sounds horribly cynical but there’s a degree … Continue reading

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Carry On Nurse. April 2014.

Dear Rowley, What can one usefully add about Peaches Geldof’s untimely death aged twenty-five a generation after her poor mother Paula Yates took an accidental overdose of Heroin? Perhaps a contrast with the death of MGM singing, dancing, clowning and … Continue reading

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Down Under. April 2014.

Dear Rowley, This morning the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their infant Prince George arrived in New Zealand to commence their tour of the Colonies Down Under. Much speculation has been made by hastily appointed media royal watchers about … Continue reading

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Diana. September 2013.

Dear Rowley, Having not seen The Queen or The Iron Lady at the cinema on principle, I was certainly not going to vote with my feet and see the new biopic Diana starring Naomi Watts as the late Diana, Princess of Wales. The reviews … Continue reading

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Diva Fever February 2011

Dear Rowley, Sorry for the silence darling. I had a weekend of bathing at better half’s, scads of mystery drama, a tub of Bailey’s ice cream and the odd nip of green ginger wine wearing an old cashmere sweater and … Continue reading

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