I’m very fond of these little handbooks by Christina Foyle, who joined her father in the publishing game at the tender age of 17. These books, small and handy were full of valuable information. Just the sort of book to read … Continue reading
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I was out in the Wilds of Washington, ( no Starbucks in sight) when I found this little second hand bookshop with the Mad Hatter just about to do a walk about. I love second hand bookshops, there is something … Continue reading
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Rochester, Kent, has a special place in my heart. I first discovered Rochester as a young girl. We were in Sheerness Kent and set out for a wonderful summer’s day with promises to be home by tea time. With change … Continue reading
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When a novel is finished there is always the period of mourning and loss. The character’s that you have spent so many hours with have nothing more to say to you, you’ve written countless drafts, it’s endured edit after edit, … Continue reading
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If you haven’t heard of, or read Fifty Shades of Grey, where have you been? I took a look at the book after hearing all the hype and wanted to see what was the fuss. The first thing that I … Continue reading
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