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    Love to London

    March 23, 2017

    I had lots of ideas for posts this week but there’s only one thing on my mind now – my lovely London.                                  Politicians are going to urge us to stay strong and carry on – and we have no choice. We can’t be protected against madness and evil every second of every day. Child Two was guiding a school trip around the House of…

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  • Cookery Nook

    Sainsbury’s Active Kids

    I fell back in love with Sainsbury’s over Christmas – their stuff was great quality and just seemed that cut above the other supermarket offerings – and I’ve been stocking up there every week…

    March 17, 2017
  • Blog Reviews

    Emma Hamilton – Seduction and Celebrity

    There’s something hugely beguiling about the Greenwich Maritime Museum’s exhibition on Emma Hamilton, Seduction and Celebrity – appropriately enough, as Emma herself seemed to inveigle her way into hearts and minds with ease. In…

    March 9, 2017
  • Blog Reviews

    Vanessa Bell

    Popped over to see the new Vanessa Bell exhibition at the Dulwich Picture Gallery last weekend – don’t tell a soul but it was essential research for my new whodunnit – and was rather…

    March 1, 2017
  • Blog

    Table manners

    We witnessed a curious scene at a cafe the other day. It’s a popular place, so the tables are squeezed in tight. The man next to us (and I mean right next to us…

    February 27, 2017
  • Reviews

    Making a Show

    I was excited to be asked to the private view of Tate Britain’s David Hockney show the other week. I used to have to cover these events for various newspapers and got very jaded…

    February 25, 2017
  • Blog

    The Riviera Express – whodunnit?

    I LOVE a cosy crime novel – when I’m not writing them, I’m reading them – and I was completely thrilled to get my hands on an advance copy of this one, The Riviera…

    February 16, 2017
  • Blog

    K9atwalk Show

    Off we went on Friday to the K9atwalk fund raiser at the Polish Hearth Club in Exhibition Road, organised by my friend Magda Hunt. The Club was the perfect setting for the fashion show,…

    February 13, 2017
  • Writing

    Death in Dulwich

      I’m very thrilled to say that I’ve found a really lovely home for my new book, a whodunnit – it’s being brought out later this year by Crooked Cat Books. They’re a great independent…

    February 8, 2017
  • Blog

    Little book of treasures

    Sponsored post Life seems full of lovely treats at the moment – as it always should be, I feel – and one of the nicest has been this Little Book Of Necklaces, below: I…

    February 7, 2017