Too Many Cooks. December 2017.

Dear Rowley, I have a confession. Every time a TV cook appears on film or in print my blood pressure rises like the Emperor Fountain at Chatsworth. It is quite simply baffling to me why anyone can find cooking on … Continue reading

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Good Luck! November 2017.

Dear Rowley, What to make of Prince Harry’s engagement to Meghan Markle? Much has been written about the serendipity of Harry’s choice ergo an American mixed race actress of independent means and strident opinions. The inference is that the Royal … Continue reading

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The Survival Instinct. October 2017.

Dear Rowley, Fasten your seatbelt, this is going to be a bumpy ride for anyone under thirty. Am I the only person with a few miles on the clock who is fed the fuck up with ageism? I read that … Continue reading

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From Here To Maternity. July 2013.

Dear Rowley, Did you see Burton & Taylor last night on BBC4 starring Helena Bonham Carter as Elizabeth and Dominic West as Richard? When I saw the publicity stills I nearly choked on my Geraldini (a cocktail made in honour of my agent … Continue reading

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Keeping Up Appearances. June 2013.

Dear Rowley, Congratulations to The Queen who is the first reigning monarch to win the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot in the race’s 207-year history. Thanks to the zoom lens, it was rather a picture to see the 87-year old … Continue reading

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