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Dulwich Divorcee

    Writing

    Finding Inspiration: Truro and Torquay

    July 17, 2019

    I was lucky enough to be able to take a couple of days off last week and jaunt down to two places that are fast becoming favourites, Devon and Cornwall. Each is associated with a writer I really love. Torquay in Devon is where Agatha Christie grew up, and Greenway was her holiday home near Brixham. Then Cornwall was the inspiration for many of Daphne du Maurier’s novels. They are very different writers – Agatha Christie is often criticised for…

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  • Finding Nina: Sue Barnard
    Reviews Writing

    Meet the Author – Sue Barnard

    It’s wonderful to have fellow author and editor Sue Barnard on my blog today. Sue is a very talented writer with five novels to her name. Here she is introducing her sixth book: Hello…

    May 28, 2019
  • The Body in Belair Park, number six in the London Murder Mysteries series
    Writing

    The Body in Belair Park

    Well, it’s been a bit of a whirlwind month, but one of the nicest parts happened yesterday morning, when I opened a package containing… book number 6 in my London Murder Mysteries series, The…

    May 23, 2019
  • Reviews

    Van Gogh and Friends

    Bit of a hoo-ha with our attempt to see the Van Gogh and Britain exhibition at the Tate – we decided to meet outside the gallery but, when it came to it, three of…

    May 16, 2019
  • Working for Christian Dior by Jean Dawnay
    Blog Reviews

    Fashion and Fairytales – Dawnay and Dior

    After my review for Dior: Exhibition of Dreams it was lovely to be asked to review a gorgeous little book, Working for Christian Dior, by Jean Dawnay. This little story, only fifty or so pages long…

    April 21, 2019
  • Blog

    Meet the Author – Heidi Catherine

    Today we’re lucky enough to be getting a return visit from one of my favourite authors, Heidi Catherine. Heidi wrote the Soulweaver trilogy which is one of those rare collections of stories where not…

    April 7, 2019
  • Reviews Writing

    Meet the Author – Isabella May

    I have a particularly delicious treat on the blog today as bestselling author Isabella May is here to introduce her new novel, The Ice Cream Parlour. Set in Capri and Bath, it’s a lip-smacking,…

    April 6, 2019