Birmingham and Annie B (again)

I’ve had a busy few days.  Or rather I had a busy few days earlier in the week; I’ve spent yesterday and today at home trying to rest and relax and give myself a bit of TLC as I fight off joint aches, a sore throat, a thumping head and general not-feeling-well.  But the first half of the week was fabulous.

The rather lovely Annie Burkin featured in Hot Holidays! on 8th June, and that evening her play Selfie Rules had a rehearsed reading at the Theatre Royal, Stratford East.  I went along to see it and left in absolute … Read the rest »

Blogpost With Knobs On

Well, what a busy couple of weeks!  I can’t believe how long it has been since my last blog and do apologise for keeping you waiting.  How rude am I?  So here is a longer-than-usual blog; a blog with knobs on, as it were.

I was thrilled and excited to be chosen as one of sixty ‘top authors’ for the Clic_Sargent auction.  People can bid to have a character take on their name in my next book, while donating to a very worthy cause – the Sargent Cancer Care for Children –  all at the same time.  I am in … Read the rest »

Holiday in Brum and a Christmas Present for YOU!

I had a really lovely day on Tuesday – an away-day to Birmingham.  Using the excuse of a business meeting I had lunch with the lovely Kim Nash who had booked us a table in Turtle Bay, just behind New Street Station.  It’s a fabulous Caribbean restaurant, serving delicious food, wow cocktails and offering great service in great surroundings.  When I left Euston it was drizzling; that awful damp almost-rain that has ruined the life of people like me with wavy hair, turning it frizzy.

But!  In Birmingham the sun was shining.  It was a beautiful day – and if … Read the rest »