Go East Young Man. March 2013.

Dear Rowley, One of the joys of visiting my parents in Derbyshire for Mother’s Day is the rail journey from London courtesy of East Midlands Trains. With a rare flash of foresight, I had booked First Class without, like Anne … Continue reading

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Too Much of a Good Thing is Wonderful. October 2012.

Dear Rowley, Forgive the radio silence. If you want a rough idea of my life in the past week then rent a Bruce Lee video and fast forward to the last five minutes. There have been so many mental karate … Continue reading

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The Party’s Over November 2010

Dear Rowley, As Kenneth Williams in the Julian & Sandy sketches would say, ‘the party’s over, it’s all over my friend’. Shouldn’t there be another comma in there somewhere? Last night was the conclusion of my Savoy story for this … Continue reading

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Call a Spade a Shovel October 2010

Dear Rowley, You know what they say Rowley. You’re never alone with a vodka tonic. I am increasingly aware that my endeavors at the Savoy are causing me to spend an awful lot less time with my better half. This … Continue reading

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