He’s Behind You. December 2016.

Dear Rowley, When I heard pantomime was coming back to the London Palladium after a thirty-year hiatus, my mind wandered to the am dram Christmas shows put on by my cousin Charlotte’s dance school in Sheffield. The director would finagle … 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┬áJames Sherwood’s … Continue reading

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Sparklers and Spirituality December 2010

Dear Rowley, A few sparklers to fill your heart with Christmas cheer courtesy of the remarkable Simon Harrison who is the most talented costume jeweller of his generation. Don’t you adore the Swarovski coronet? It is a copy of a … Continue reading

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