This Sporting Life. February 2018.

Dear Rowley, I have always loathed sport. If someone chooses to hurl a harpoon or a shot put further than anyone else in the world, I find it is nobody’s business but their own. I simply don’t care who can … Continue reading

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Shocking! July 2014.

Dear Rowley, So the thwack, grunt and squeal is over for another year and I’m not talking about Operation Yewtree. Joyous to see Novak finally breaking the Grand Slam drought, that gorgeous little PopSocks duo take the Men’s Doubles title … 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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Palazzo Pitti. June 2014.

Dear Rowley, Despite being the only person with English as a mother tongue at the Chaumet summit at Le Meurice, my lecture did seem to please. It is always something of a challenge to present a ‘state of the nation’ … Continue reading

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The Season. June 2014.

Dear Rowley, Frankly, there is nowhere in the world I would rather be than London for the Season in June. You are quite welcome to the World Cup when invited to dress in one’s best for the Cartier Polo, Royal … Continue reading

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