Nobody’s Perfect. February 2017.

Dear Rowley, I am merely curious but what, precisely, has David Beckham done to unleash the attack dogs of the tabloid press? From what I understand, old emails between he and a PR have been leaked suggesting that Beckham wanted … Continue reading

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Bombshell. October 2016.

Dear Rowley, When the 20th century’s most famous blonde, Marilyn Monroe, died in mysterious circumstances in her Brentwood home it emerged she had willed her estate to acting coach Lee Strasberg. In 1999 Christie’s sold all of the gowns, furs, … Continue reading

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The Peacock Male. October 2016.

Dear Rowley, After the concluding episode of the dark, sexy and lavishly shot thriller┬áThe Night Manager it seemed that Tom Hiddleston could do no wrong. He was the favourite to replace the increasingly ungrateful Daniel Craig as 007 and one … Continue reading

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Fairytales. August 2016.

Dear Rowley, Though I met and enjoyed the company of Arlene, Tessa and Sophie Dahl at a party many moons ago in Notting Hill, I was never a huge devotee of Roald Dahl.┬áDanny Champion of the World was one of … Continue reading

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Follow the Fleet. April 2016.

Dear Rowley, We should all visit the BFI more, don’t you think? The British Film Institute is, quite simply, cinema for grown-ups who don’t need a bucket ‘o popcorn to munch or two litre bottles of Coke that gurgle like … Continue reading

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