True Blood. December 2017.

Dear Rowley, I have recently been initiated into the cult of HBO vampire series True Blood. The vampire myths intrigue me: drinking human blood to live, living as the undead, lasting for centuries and living on the dark edges of humanity. … Continue reading

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The Abbey Habit. September 2014.

Dear Rowley, To a charity screening of the first episode of Downton Abbey season five at the Empire Leicester Square this evening at the invitation of Huntsman. Lord Fellowes is expected as are various members of the cast. The confidentiality agreement … Continue reading

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Class. January 2014.

Dear Rowley, After the bizarre spectacle of multiple gay marriage ceremonies at this year’s Grammy Awards with Queen Latifah as ‘celebrant’ and Madonna as wedding singer, I was in desperate need of a cultural palette cleaner to reassure me that … Continue reading

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Mrs Rausing. July 2012.

Dear Rowley, Did you ever meet Mr and Mrs Rausing? I don’t think I did though have probably been to a number of parties that they also attended. Better Half and I had a very serious conversation about the billionaire … Continue reading

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Chuka Dummy. July 2012.

Dear Rowley, Only five years ago, nobody in the world except for friends and family knew Cheryl Cole, Rhiannon, Julian Assange, Lady Gaga or Baroness Ashton. Was the world a better place? I’m guessing. I suppose we get the public … Continue reading

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