Heroes & Villains. January 2018.

Dear Rowley, I’ve never really been one for reliving the television programmes of my childhood on YouTube even though I know this is an obsession for children of the 1970s and 80s. However, the American cult TV show¬†Batman that ran … Continue reading

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Having a Ball. May 2012.

Dear Rowley, I’ve never been to the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute ball, have you? It is the one occasion in New York where ball gowns are mandatory and le tout Manhattan comes out to walk the red carpet … Continue reading

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Going Down With All Hands. April 2012.

Dear Rowley, Have you noticed the advertisement campaign on behalf of Stonewall on the side of countless London busses at present? The slogan – in bright red letters a foot high – ¬†reads ‘Some people are gay. Get over it’. … Continue reading

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Savoy Museum 19th May 2011

Dear Rowley, A full-on day at the Savoy is over and it all went rather well. Famous last words. This is usually the point in my life when the Gods arrange a conference call between Fate and Nemesis to do … Continue reading

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