7 Days of Positive – Day 137: blue is the colour

I’ve decided to re-brand the concept of clothes shopping. From now on it will be known as Navy Blue-ing, because when I do it, the activity-formerly-known-as-shopping consists entirely of me sniffing around clothes rails like a blood hound to see what they’ve got in navy blue. I will consider any manner ...

7 Days of Positive – Day 136: True romance

  When I meet people and they ask me what I do I always hesitate slightly before replying. Not because I’m in any way ashamed of it – I love what I do and still can’t quite believe I do it, having wanted to since I was six – but because of the ...

7 Days of Positive – Day 134: Wardrobe changeover

My tulips are out. The male seagulls’ mating cry can be heard racketing around the streets of Hastings Old Town (they really go for it, with much squawking and wing flapping…). Spring is definitely here. Suddenly I want to wear a sweatshirt rather than a cashmere jumper and I know I ...

7 Days of Positive – Day 132: Meet the characters

Watch this space… After months of champing at the bit, I’ve finally been given the go ahead to start talking in more detail about my book. I’m going to start by showing you some of the photos which inspired it. Anyone who came to one of my talks on my last author ...

7 Days of Positive – Day 131: Book tour dates

For so long my book tour has been months in the future, more of a concept than a reality and now suddenly it’s whizzing towards me at a fast clip. Two weeks tomorrow I leave. Quick! Make a hair appointment! Get nails prepped! Lose another two kilos! Buy all new clothes! ...

7 Days of Positive – Day 129: Code is poetry

Yeehaw! Welcome to my revamped website, where this blog will be based in future. If you are one of the lovely subscribers, you will continue to get an email telling you a new one has dropped. At least you should... I fear there may be some teething problems, so if you'd ...