Sneak first chapter preview…

Publication day of The Summerhouse by the Sea is not far away. Why not have a read of the first chapters to whet your appetite? Grab a cup of tea, curl up and enjoy… CHAPTER 1 Ava was standing at the crossing when her phone beeped. She took it from her pocket at the sameContinue reading “Sneak first chapter preview…”

LOOK! NEW BOOK! The Summerhouse by the Sea…

A brand new summery story about returning to your past and finding a new beginning from bestselling author Jenny Oliver! Every Summer has its own story… For Ava Fisher, the backdrop to all her sun-drenched memories – from her first taste of chocolate-dipped churros to her very first kiss – is her grandmother’s Summerhouse inContinue reading “LOOK! NEW BOOK! The Summerhouse by the Sea…”

Laughing, trying, weeping, buying, looking, reading, finding, keeping…

LAUGHING… At Maria Semple’s TODAY WILL BE DIFFERENT – sitcom witty in a book. And at Jim Gaffigan on Netflix. I like that he collaborates with his wife. TRYING… To break old habits and start new. Firstly to read more and check social media less. Every time I go for my phone I have to goContinue reading “Laughing, trying, weeping, buying, looking, reading, finding, keeping…”

Instagram. Come and be my friend (or at the very least have a snoop at my photos).

I have a new phone. It’s a life-changer. My old phone was very bad. Its lack of memory meant that every time I took a photo I had to cross my fingers and hope it would let me take another. One of my tech-savvy friends once looked at it and considered how quaint my lackContinue reading “Instagram. Come and be my friend (or at the very least have a snoop at my photos).”