Monthly Archives: October 2011
I am not usually a big reader of ghost stories but something attracted me to the latest offering from Michelle Paver – perhaps the fact that I’m off on a Northern Lights cruise around Norway next year? Set in the … Continue reading
In 2008, Stephanie Butland was diagnosed with breast cancer. Her response? Bah! to cancer. In a fantastic new book she shares the information and strategies that helped her through treatment and back to health, including the importance of finding the … Continue reading
My lovely friend, and fabbie author, D J Kirkby will be hosting a brunch as part of next week’s Portsmouth Bookfest. As part of the event she wants people to contribute a line to form a story chain – one … Continue reading
I recently had the privilege of seeing renowned novelists and close friends, Ruth Rendell and Phyllis (P. D.) James in conversation at the Soho Literary Festival. They discussed books, inspiration, technology and the history of the detective novel.