Ewe Turn. October 2015.

Dear Rowley, So looking forward to Sheep on Savile Row day today.  I wasn’t five minutes out the door of Bloomsbury Towers this dull, dank morning when my throat started to scream for Whiskey with a Lemsip chaser closely followed by … Continue reading

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The Roman Spring of Mrs Stone. August 2012.

Dear Rowley, Do you play the stock market darling? When I’ve got a few shekels I am seriously considering it. Of course only in a Mapp & Lucia fashion: ‘Siriami she said darkly’. I think what with the Olympics and Paralympics … Continue reading

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Elizabeth the 1st March 2011

Dear Rowley, So it’s farewell my lovely Elizabeth Taylor. Put your hands together and give the girl a round of applause. As Richard Burton said of her, ‘Elizabeth wears her fame lightly, like a second skin’. Rock Hudson proved to … 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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