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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Follow The Bear. June 2013.

Dear Rowley, It’s the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty’s Coronation and in the absence of an invitation to Westminster Abbey to sing a hymn and wave a flag I’ve spent the day in the company of a large brown bear. … Continue reading

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My Last Duchess. January 2013.

Dear Rowley, Did you see the Duchess of Cambridge’s new portrait? It was hung at the National Portrait Gallery yesterday and the artist, Paul Emsley, received the Duke and Duchess for a brief private view. We all know the poor … Continue reading

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