Today is Sunday which is a nice reflective day of the week, or at least is meant to be.Sadly, the reflecting about today was pretty much along the lines of the lament.Now, I muck around a bit with the music at my little church, and we like the kids to take part as some ofContinue reading “I LEGIT CAN’T EVEN…”
Last week I went to a fabbo talk at the Auckland Writers Festival featuring Nalini Singh. Here’s a link to my write-up of it: http://albooksinthecity.blogspot.co.nz/2015/05/awf15-nalini-singh.html Hmmmm. Just thinking about all that paranormal fun, I may have to go back and start reading the Psy Changeling series all over again….
The French! I am a bit into things French at the moment, partly because.. well, why not? There’s a lot to like (she says, avoiding looking English people in the eye…)Plus I’m meant to be spending a few days on a certain French Pacific island in a few months, so am brushing up on sixthContinue reading “So Frenchy So Chic”
Just back from a fabulous writerly retreat down in the King Country. We talked writing, plotting, marketing, social media, and had a great time in the process. Looking out over Te Kuiti One of the best parts of a few days away with a couple of old friends is of course just the yakking. DrinkingContinue reading “In which we talk about writing stuff…”
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iBooks rock! Here is a screenshot of the most gorgeous banner on the iBooks Store here downunder promoting the exclusive pre order for Return to Frazier Bay. It’s just lovely, don’t you think? and, just quietly, it’s not too shabby sitting next to La Nora either! The release date for Frazier Bay is May 3rd. AllContinue reading “iBooks banner-love”
Don’t you just want to roll your eyes when you see articles about Travel Tips from so called celebrities who are swanning off all around the planet as if it’s the most natural thing in the world to do, telling you about their holidays in Bali and New York and Singapore, and stuff like that?Continue reading “My Holiday Travelling Tips”
Movie couples! Who is your most romantic movie couple? It’s a tricky little question because there are just so many gorgeous movie couples. Like Bridget Jones and Mark Darcy. But when I was thinking about this for a Valentine’s Day blog, I decided I’d go with a movie from back in the day – SixteenContinue reading “Favourite Movie Couples”
Romance Writers of New Zealand have announced the schedule for the upcoming August conference August 14-17th, and there is a stellar group of authors taking part. I’m keen to hear indie superstar Marie Force especially and she’s offering some great seminars during the weekend on topics such as author branding. Karina Bliss will be talkingContinue reading “Casino Royale this August”
The iceberg lettuce that is. The lettuce that is so trashed these days. The lettuce that remains my fav, in spite of me growing attempting to grow other lettuces, red and green lettuces, in spite of buying bags of lettuces that someone else has grown and washed and packaged. I adore the iceberg.Back in theContinue reading “Loving the iceberg”