George Burns said it best.

"Sincerity is everything. If you can fake that, you’ve got it made!"

Especially if you can do it better than anyone else.

Last night’s airing of her BAFTA Fellowship Award for lifetime achievement, which I saw on BBC America, was quite riveting. Darling Vee, as we called her, was in great form, but in new ways: if you can’t lick ’em politically, find other ways, or places, to lick ’em.

Journalist Andrew Anthony writes an interesting in-depth article in the Sunday Observer on her life and times.  As is often the case these days, the comments section is rather more interesting than the article.  Read it here.

Yes, my sister-in-law for 32 years, Vee continues to age gracefully, like a fine old cheese.