Category Archive: Locations

Jul 15

July in Uppingham

Fabulous day out with husband in Uppingham, Rutland where he went to school, this sign in a bookshop window made me laugh … hope he found a decent book or two, whoever he was!

Jun 20

A Wet Saturday in Leicestershire

My lovely chum Sarah Houldcroft of VAforAuthors, the virtual assistant for authors, had been in touch asking if I had a children’s short story up my sleeve to ‘donate’ for a new book being published in aid of Diabetes. I actually had and guess what, it’s been accepted and I’m totally thrilled! However, they asked …

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May 15

A little trip to Lanzarote

Went to visit my lovely sister Reta in her gorgeous apartment in Lanzarote, time to catch up on a bit of writing, whilst enjoying good food and sunshine. We had a most fabulous time, she is an artist and even had me painting a landscape or two … it was great fun and a real …

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Dec 15

Oscar Nominated

I’ve always loved Oscar Wilde, a fascinating man whose remarkable personal life sometimes overshadows his literary genius. Not for me, he is without doubt one of the greats, stylish, witty and gifted, I return to his work again and again. Little wonder that during my recent trip to Dublin, I stopped by at this stunning …

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Sep 10

Seaside setting for Scandal

Dalkey is a beautiful seaside village on the east coast of Ireland about eight miles south of Dublin and has always been a favoured family resort. As a youngster we lived close enough to pack up Dad’s car and head off, stopping at a shimmering golden beach we called ‘Simon Templar Bay’ to watch speed …

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