Bowes & Idle. September 2013.

Dear Rowley, With the prospect of a very late summer holiday disappearing into the distance like Roadrunner fleeing the Wily Coyote, I thought it best to take stock of how to endure another winter in London with sanity vaguely intact. … Continue reading

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Gilt Complex. July 2013.

Dear Rowley, Tell me I’m not the only one who’s had a gilt complex since I was knee high to a grasshopper. I can vividly remember my first visit to Versailles. We were in Marie Antoinette’s bedroom and a rather … Continue reading

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She Shoots She Scores. December 2012.

Dear Rowley, Glorious tintanabulations, the Duchess of Cambridge has announced this afternoon that she is with child. Quite frankly it couldn’t have come on a more fortuitous day. In a weaker moment I’d agreed to do an interview for a … Continue reading

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Photo Finish. April 2012.

Dear Rowley, Has there ever been an event so inappropriately named as Ladies’ Day at Aintree? Should Little Britain make another series, they need look no further for inspiration than the tango-tanned, porcine, peroxide blondes absolutely crucifying the British fashion industry … Continue reading

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