Little Monsters. October 2015.

Dear Rowley, My transformation into the Thora Hird of Bloomsbury is almost complete. I was standing in the middle of Waitrose Holborn the other day, suddenly clutched my Pashmina, stared aimlessly into space and said to no one in particular … Continue reading

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Art or Bust. August 2012.

Dear Rowley, Well, I’m sitting on the balcony of the Albert Ier in Nice on the last night on the Riviera for now watching the sun set and listening to Sarah Vaughan’s I Love Brazil album on the MacBook Air. … Continue reading

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Free the Corfu One. August 2011.

Dear Rowley, You recall last year better half and I took a house on the North East coast of Corfu in September? It was one of those idyllic farmhouses in the hills overlooking the mountains of Albania surrounded by red … Continue reading

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Phoenix Nights June 2011

Dear Rowley, If yesterday could have been set to music it would have been Nina Simone’s sultry rendition of Feeling Good. The best part of this year has been paced at full gallop with me as the horse not the … Continue reading

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Life Takes a Sepia Tone August 2010

Dear Rowley, You would have adored Douglas Hodge as ZaZa in La Cage Aux Folles: the performance of a lifetime.┬áMy great friend Patricia and I saw him in the West End run five times and now we’re tempted to follow … Continue reading

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