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    Beautiful in the Morning

    November 5, 2019

    Can’t wait to see new film Beautiful in the Morning by the promising Italian-American director, Flavia Casa. I’m a sucker for the cinema anyway, and this is also the first time I will be watching a movie made by someone I actually vaguely know. Well, that’s stretching it – she is the friend of a daughter of a friend, and we’ve never actually exchanged a word – but it’s the closest I’ve got so far to a proper film director…

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    The Pre-Raphaelite Sisterhood

    I was lucky enough to pop along to the preview of this great show, the Pre-Raphaelite Sisterhood, at the National Portrait Gallery the other night. There’s nothing like going to a gallery after hours;…

    October 31, 2019
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    Death in Dulwich DEAL!

    Just a quick one today to say that anyone who’s always fancied trying my London Murder Mystery series but has balked at the high price of, ahem, £1.99, well good news – today only…

    September 11, 2019
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    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
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    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
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    Meet the Author – Joan Livingston

    I’m thrilled to introduce you to talented American author Joan Livingston, whose third whodunit Checking the Traps is out today. Here, Joan explains how she used a painful real life experience of her own…

    March 21, 2019
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    Talking about Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

    Went to see the joyous musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie at the weekend with children 3 and 4. They are now fourteen and twelve, which once I might have considered a bit young for…

    March 6, 2019
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    Death in Dulwich – Music to your Ears

    I’m thrilled to say that the first audiobook of the London Murder Mystery series, Death in Dulwich, is now available on Audible!  A tale of murder, mayhem and yummy mummies, it is ideal listening,…

    January 30, 2019
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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
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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