Anne of the Thousand Days. April 2018.

Dear Rowley, One of the most formative films I ever saw on the television as a child was Anne of the Thousand Days. The title refers to Anne Boleyn, second wife of King Henry VIII, who reigned for 1000 days before … Continue reading

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Hot Water. July 2012.

Dear Rowley, Well, that was a close one. I have now used up five of the nine. On this occasion it was not personal negligence. It was a physical horror that left me in too much pain to want to … Continue reading

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A Theatrical Evening January 2011

Dear Rowley, You’ve got to give it up for the gays, haven’t you. I was trolling down Old Compton Street the other day and saw a No VAT sign outside GAY. ‘F*** the Recession’ it read. Love it do. Personally, … Continue reading

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