Category: My Books

Girl Under a Tree 0

Characters

‘When I first met Ava Lavelle I didn’t like her. I thought she was a bossy, highly opinionated woman in her seventies and that her awfulness would be entertaining….she was, after all, a fictional...

FREE EBOOK ON ITUNES! 0

FREE EBOOK ON ITUNES!

My novel ‘Wise Follies’ is FREE on Itunes for the whole month of August. It’s about the search for Mr Wonderful, and much more… Free ebook click here At some point want to post...

NOVELS AND CHARACTERS 0

NOVELS AND CHARACTERS

Wow weren’t the Olympics great! I loved the ebullient opening ceremony which contained just the right amount of strangeness, passion and depth. Somehow those fabulous athletes reminded me of things I should do in...

Biscuit Book Jacket 0

Bake A Book Jacket!

One of the lovely presents my niece Ruth Wynne-Jones gave me this Christmas was a very special biscuit decorated to look like the jacket of one of my novels! (The second paperback printing of...

The X Factor and the rhino 0

The X Factor and the rhino

‘The belly-laugh being a rare enough commodity on this planet, this promises to be one of my favourite novels of the year…very very funny.’ In Dublin re. ‘Ordinary Miracles’ Found some bargains in the...

Cat Charisma 0

Cat Charisma

Found myself doing some genealogical research recently and understand why so many people are enthralled by it. Had to virtually prise myself away from the computer and into the kitchen with bribe of digestive...

Some Simple Pleasures 0

Some Simple Pleasures

Savouring simple pleasures adds a sparkle to ho hum days when one longs to be under an olive tree eating figs. Of course it would be great if life felt glorious every day and...

Getting Publicity For Your Book 0

Getting Publicity For Your Book

Thought I’d better add a new blog since Honey has written such long ones recently. I don’t think she’s finished reading The Artists’ Way yet though she frequently opens it and feels very virtuous...

FISH 0

FISH

Yesterday I went to Dun Laoghaire Co. Dublin with a friend. It’s by the sea and we walked to a part of the pier where seals often gather but they weren’t there…they probably prefer...

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Twitter

Ordinary Miracles review: ‘She has an assured style and a wonderful insight into the separated lady’s lot…I couldn’t put it down. I literally read it from cover to cover.’ Muriel Bolger, ‘No Jacket Required’...

New edition of Ordinary Miracles from Áccent Press 2

New edition of Ordinary Miracles from Áccent Press

It only takes ordinary miracles to change your life. Jasmine Smith: forty next month and not ready for it; married to a man she likes and not prepared to give up on love; smothered...