A Room With A View. July 2014.

Dear Rowley, Writing, I find, can be the most exhilarating and frustrating of professions. I was fascinated to read a feature by the delightfully named Maria Popover recently about writers’ working habits and habitats; the superstitions and rituals that help … Continue reading

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How It Looked. How It Was. Consequences. July 2012.

Dear Rowley, It’s official. The insurgency against the Jubolympics in Bloomsbury is gathering momentum. As of yesterday, Bloomsbury has been invaded by every nationality and age of chav in town for the Olympic Games. We have scrawny Asians with less … Continue reading

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Extended Family. August 2011.

Dear Rowley, I do think slogan T-shirts should be discouraged, don’t you? I walked past a big-boned broad with a face like a robber’s dog chewing a wasp yesterday. Her T-shirt – stretched out across two zeppelins and as tight … Continue reading

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