Cascades. August 2016.

Dear Rowley, Since we last corresponded, I am still in the hospital in Toronto but am now free to be at large from 6am to 9pm outside the fifth floor ward. This has given me forty-eight hours and counting to … Continue reading

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My Tribe. August 2016.

Dear Rowley, Apparently I have broken some kind of world record in Toronto from landing at Pearson airport to enforced incarceration in an institution dedicated to mental ‘well-being’. It took me just under twenty-four hours to find myself on Nice … Continue reading

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Let Me Be Your Star. August 2016.

Dear Rowley, You know that old saying about never working with children and animals? I have learned not to take it too literally. There are more than a few people I have encountered in my professional life whose behaviour borders … Continue reading

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Cascades. November 2015.

Dear Rowley, If, like us, you have a degree in classic black and white movies then the word ‘Cascades’ speaks mouthfuls rather succinctly. Cascades was the rest home that Bette Davis’s character, Charlotte Vale, retired to in the film Now Voyager after … Continue reading

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Hello Dolly. July 2014.

Dear Rowley, My heaven, it’s been a slow news week so apologies if you’ve been waiting like a puppy at a screen door for a letter. Which clown agreed to an early June deadline for the first chapters of James Sherwood’s … Continue reading

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