Frances takes a call…from Rupert

Every now and then we are fortunate enough to discover a fine vellum envelope pushed under the office door at Hoaxtead Research HQ. The contents, always precisely penned in a flowing script, never fail to amaze and amuse.

Look out, ol’ Frances is back!

It’s been a good long while since we heard from Frances Mulligan, our favourite leathery-skinned Hampstead-cave-dwelling commentator, whose incisive yet charming missives formerly graced these pages. So imagine our delight when we discovered not one, not two, but three letters from Frances in our mailbox yesterday.

Frances Files: A star is born?

Oh dear, Frances does wish these people would leave her alone.  Ever since they discovered she had inspired Mr Mozart to compose his first hit, “Twinkle Twinkle”, the Hoaxteaders will not give her a moment’s peace.

Frances Files: Help with the big words

Dear Frances Fans, Frances does love the crisp smell of Autumn in the air. Just thinking about curling up at night, scaly shoulders covered with a fluffy pink shawl,sipping heated martinis while gazing at the falling leaves from darkness of her Hampstead tunnel, makes her a very happy bunny. Er, lizard.

Frances’ Mail Bag: Alan Wrightson

Yes, Frances Fans, it’s that time again when Frances digs into her mail bag and retrieves yet another letter from one of her stalwart fans. This one is from someone who writes to her constantly.  Frances has no idea where he finds the time – perhaps it is because there is little else to do…