Happy Valley. May 2016.

Dear Rowley, While immersed in the 1920s Henry Poole ledgers, I chanced upon an order from Sir Jock Delves-Broughton, he of the still-unsolved Happy Valley murder in Kenya in 1941. You’ll recall cash-strapped Jock married young beauty, Diana, and took … Continue reading

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Oiled Up. September 2012.

Dear Rowley, It is raining over London fit to flood hence a day in Bloomsbury Towers with the boxed sets of two TV adaptations of Love in a Cold Climate. The earliest features Dame Judi Dench as ‘Ma’ and the … Continue reading

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