• Reviews

    Dior: Exhibition of Dreams

    IT was such a joy to go to the Victoria and Albert Museum’s Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams exhibition. I’ve had flu, on and off, since Christmas, Brexit has been unravelling, I’ve been in…

    March 17, 2019
  • Writing

    Book Signing – Rye Books

    I will be at marvellous independent bookshop Rye Books this evening from 7pm to read from my London Murder Mysteries series and to join award-winning local author Hester Vaizey for a Q&A session. Hester will be…

    March 14, 2019
  • Wilful Ink Chameleon
    Reviews

    Karma Chameleon

    Having edited an interior design website for quite a few years, I’ve always got my eye out for interesting homewares. But not as far out as these little chappies:   Aren’t they gorgeous? I…

    March 12, 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
  • Caroline Criado Perez: Invisible Women
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    Danger: Men at Work

    If you’re a woman, there’s a risk that reading this blog post, or the original article that inspired it, by Caroline Criado Perez in The Guardian, will make your blood pressure rise dangerously. You…

    February 25, 2019
  • Reviews

    Viola vs. Michaelangelo

    Off we went yesterday to the revamped Royal Academy, looking very splendid with its new loos under the freshly carved out arches under the main stairs. Fabulous to have enough loos to go round…

    February 19, 2019
  • Two Pigeons, Royal Opera House
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    Bill and Coo at Two Pigeons

    If you’re looking for something lovely and romantic to do for Valentine’s Day, then Frederick Ashton’s Two Pigeons at the Royal Opera House is for you. It’s a gorgeous, short ballet and, unlike some…

    February 11, 2019
  • Blog

    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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    Nailing Christmas

    Another day, another lovely treat… oh, it’s a hard life being a blogger and author! How could I possibly refuse when Nadia of Dulwich salon duo Polished offered me a delicious Christmas manicure and…

    December 19, 2018