Reviews

    Sargeant Watercolour Exhibition

    July 12, 2017

    If you’re looking for a perfect, drifting, summer experience, then the Dulwich Picture Gallery has an exhibition which you’ll love. It’s John Singer Sargent’s watercolours, on until 8th October. You’re probably aware of John Singer Sargent’s rather amazing society portraits of wealthy women with challenging gazes. I love these, but I loved his watercolours in a whole different way. They aren’t quieter, he doesn’t seem to have been a quiet artist at all. But they are surprising. He uses lots…

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  • Blog

    7 Ways to Enjoy Galleries this Summer

    The current waft of heat over London reminds me of a recent trip to Paris with a dear friend who’s not mad keen on galleries. She knows I do love a bit of culture,…

    July 7, 2017
  • Reviews

    My Cousin Rachel

    If you’re looking for a movie to watch over the weekend (and let’s face it, if it gets hot, the air con in cinemas is nice) then I thoroughly recommend My Cousin Rachel. I’m a…

    June 23, 2017
  • Reviews

    Blokes, Beers and Burritos

    I was sent Blokes, Beers and Burritos, to review for you and initially I was a bit dazzled by the vibrant pink cover. While I love chick lit, this was quite full on. The…

    June 19, 2017
  • Blog

    Moving on

      Nobody ever forgets a cancer diagnosis. I remember that, as the doctor was telling me the bad news, the nurse got out a beautiful fountain pen and started writing across the top of…

    June 13, 2017
  • Sponsored

    Oykos Pina Coco Paradise

    Sponsored post  Ironically, I’m writing about the perfect summer yoghurt on a day when it’s grey, windy and rainy outside and I am sitting here wearing a jumper and seriously contemplating wrapping a scarf…

    June 6, 2017
  • Reviews

    Cadbury’s Jaw Gym

    Sponsored post Finally, news of an exercise regime I could probably actually a) do and b) be quite keen to sign up for… Looks good, doesn’t it? Lovely Cadbury’s also kindly sent me some…

    May 22, 2017
  • Writing

    Death in Dulwich

    I’m really excited to say that my new novel, Death in Dulwich, is coming out on 6th September, thanks to my lovely publishers Crooked Cat. Although it’s a whodunnit, Death in Dulwich is a…

    May 17, 2017
  • Blog Reviews

    Skinny Minnies

    Saw the Giacometti exhibition at the Tate Modern last week. What an amazing space the Tate is, particularly if, like lucky me, you are invited to the swanky opening night and you get to…

    May 17, 2017
  • Blog

    Colour Me Deadly

    My daughters tell me I laugh much, much too much at my own jokes. Well, my excuse is that if I don’t, who’s going to? But this time I do think I’ve created something…

    May 7, 2017