Reviews

    Bill and Coo at Two Pigeons

    February 11, 2019
    Two Pigeons, Royal Opera House

    If you’re looking for something lovely and romantic to do for Valentine’s Day, then Frederick Ashton’s Two Pigeons at the Royal Opera House is for you. It’s a gorgeous, short ballet and, unlike some ballets, is perfectly easy to follow even if you haven’t done your homework beforehand and read the synopsis on Wikipedia. The movements are beautiful and, as anyone who lives in London can tell you, authentically pigeon-like. There’s also a wonderfully exuberant scene at a gypsy camp…

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    Nailing Christmas

    Another day, another lovely treat… oh, it’s a hard life being a blogger and author! How could I possibly refuse when Nadia of Dulwich salon duo Polished offered me a delicious Christmas manicure and…

    December 19, 2018
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    Board with Brexit?

    Turn bored with Brexit to board with Brexit with these fabulously fun games you’ll be playing with all the family this Christmas: Brexopoly Take the battered leopardskin kitten-heeled shoe on a whistlestop tour of…

    December 15, 2018
  • Writing

    Revenge on the Rye

    It might seem as though there could be precious few mysteries left in Dulwich for my single mum amateur sleuth, Beth Haldane, to solve – but luckily that’s not the case at all, as…

    December 13, 2018
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    Death in Dulwich – 100k Pages Read

    I’m really rather stunned to say that 100,000 pages of Death in Dulwich have been read so far. It’s  an odd statistic – if you say it quickly, it sounds quite amazing. If you…

    December 11, 2018
  • Agricola's Bane, Nancy Jardine
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    Meet the Author – Nancy Jardine

    It’s a great pleasure to introduce author Nancy Jardine to you today. She writes contemporary mysteries, historical fiction and time-travel historical adventure. Her current historical focus is an intriguing area of pre-history, Roman Scotland.…

    November 15, 2018
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    Pampered at Polished

    Sponsored post I’m very lucky that every now and then, I get offered a special treat to review on my blog. Last Friday was one of those days. Polished, the beauty salon that has…

    November 14, 2018
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    Meet the Author – Angela Wren

    It’s lovely to have best-selling author Angela Wren on my blog today. Angela writes wonderfully absorbing and evocative crime novels based in France, starring her steely gendarme Jacques Forêt. Her latest novel, Montbel, is…

    November 1, 2018
  • Death in Dulwich: Audio Book will be available soon
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    Death in Dulwich – Audio Book

    Exciting news – my book, Death in Dulwich, is being made into an audio book, which will be available from Audible. Audio books are all the rage these days, and I love listening to…

    October 25, 2018