Is It Over? That’s What You Think. May 2014.

Dear Rowley, Bloody Islam! A lady has been branded as shaming Islam for kissing one of the judges at Cannes on the cheek while wearing a headscarf and long dress. What rotten intolerance! At the risk of a fatwah on … 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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Pitti Final. June 2012.

Dear Rowley, Wouldn’t you just die without Florence and Pitti Uomo twice a year to look forward to? I am sitting on the rooftop terrazzo of the Tornabuoni Beacci hotel with a bottle of prosecco and an acqua frizzante at … Continue reading

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My Fair Ladies June 2011

Dear Rowley, Don’t you feel for the Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner who, it seems, has been caught out ‘Sexting’ pictures of various body parts – not bad as it happens – to ┬árandom ladies? One almost feels the chap was … Continue reading

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Everybody Loves Oscar February 2011

Dear Rowley, Did you stay up to watch the Oscars? No, me neither. Never mind Sky +. It gets in the way of Radio 4 and The Archers. I never thought Ruth could get more irritated until she had that … Continue reading

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