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Happy new website. Happy new me.

Tuesday 25 July 2017



Time and tide wait for no one – and neither does technology, to paraphrase the old proverb and to make it gender-neutral. Times are changing, and so is my website, because having an author website built and thinking it will stand the test of time, is a fool’s game. Okay. That’s enough with the clichés. What I’m really saying is that I needed to have a new website built and I’m going to tell you why. To be honest, I still love my ‘old’ website. Blue is one of my favourite colours and the bookmark tabs are fab. There were so many things I loved about it. But it wasn’t completely ‘mobile-friendly’ and as more and more people are searching the internet via their phones… Continue reading

Want to win a prize in my Carry on Christmas Lucky Dip?

Sunday 27 December 2015



I can't believe Christmas is over for another year. You all know how much I love it... so guess what. I'm having a giveaway of a few extra Christmas presents in my Carry on Christmas Lucky Dip. Click, 'Continue Reading' to find out how to enter to win one of six lovely prizes. This Lucky Dip is in addition to the Readers' Club newsletter, December draw - which you can still enter, by the way. The closing date for that is midnight on the 8th of January 2016 but you have to be a newsletter subscriber for that one. Go to my Freebies and Prizes page for details and to see the prize... which is a warm and cuddly, one size fits all, slanket. The… Continue reading

Ship to shore

Tuesday 2 June 2015



It's been a very long time since I wrote a blog post but one of my New Year resolutions was to write blogs again so as it's June, I thought I'd better get started. What better way to start than with a little post about my recent, Mediterranean cruise? I only booked this holiday on the 17th of May and I left Gatwick on the 20th, so it was a bit of a mad rush. This is the ship, Oceana, in a not-so-sunny, Venice. She's in the P&O Cruises, fleet and to be quite honest, could do with a little TLC but my balcony cabin was perfect and I had a fabulous time, so they won't be getting any complaints from me. I didn't even… Continue reading

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