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    Maltesers

    I hope you don’t feel too neglected. We’ve been off in Malta for a week. TL was giving a speech, and I was along for the ride, but ended up doing tons of work…

    May 5, 2017
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    Facebook friends

    All around the country teenagers are weighing up their uni choices. The dreaded UCAS machine has processed reams of information and is now spitting out potential places, which your children and mine will be…

    April 12, 2017
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    Revelations

    I think it’s about time I updated you on our theft. As you know, an evil person took a lot of jewellery from us. Since I’m a writer of whodunnits, I feel I should…

    April 6, 2017
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    Love to London

    I had lots of ideas for posts this week but there’s only one thing on my mind now – my lovely London.                         …

    March 23, 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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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