Cut, Print, Move On. April 2015.

Dear Rowley, Language is so terribly important isn’t it? I recall the shock when I first heard a newspaper feature of mine – deftly penned with great care I might add – described as ‘content’. A little piece of me … Continue reading

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Strike A Light. January 2015.

Dear Rowley, The heaven of finding an unfamiliar Alec Guinness film, The Scapegoat, at the Cinema Store on Upper St Martin’s Lane this week. Finding a Bette Davis cameo in said film is the cat’s pyjamas. Having long mourned the loss of Centre … Continue reading

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Roll ‘Em. October 2011.

Dear Rowley, Forgive the radio silence since my 40th birthday bash. No, darling, I haven’t been committed to The Priory until further notice. You can blame Ciao Bella, Noel Coward and ITV for my going temporarily awol. Where to begin? … Continue reading

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Glyndebourne Nights. August 2011.

Dear Rowley, So London’s burning again. Don’t you find it incredible that civil insurgencies of this ilk can be sparked by the death of an alleged drug dealer and violent gang member who if the police hadn’t taken out would … Continue reading

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The Royal Wedding April 30th 2011

Dear Rowley, Well, that went well didn’t it? Three jolly good hits on the BBC News channel and three equally barn-storming suits: a brace of Anderson & Sheppard pieces (the yellow linen on the penultimate morning and the dinner jacket … Continue reading

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