Monthly Archives: February 2009

I Know I Travel A Lot But…….

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Mars?   Well, not exactly, but you could own a piece of it.  Yes, you can!  Just ask those crazy guys over at bluechrome.  You see, the paperback of Tangled Roots will be coming out at the end of March, …

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Chuffed!!

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One of the first “British” words that I adopted upon moving to these shores so many years ago was the word “chuffed.” For those Americans (and others) out there who may not know, it means “to be delighted.” Well, I …

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Up the Mountain and Down Again

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Despite my husband and No. 2 Son insisting on skiing up to a place where they could take  a photo of such a sign, we have all returned safe and sound from our ski trip.  Every year for as long as …

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Stealing and ‘Fessing Up

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A few days ago I was reading the  interview Sarah Salway posted with Elizabeth Baines celebrating the publication of her new short story collection, Balancing on the Edge of the World.    You can read the full interview here.    Baines …

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Listening in the Tropics

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I’m so woozy from jet lag that I feel like I downed a pitcher of Singapore Slings. Singapore is a very long way from London, but I’m so glad I went. Number 2 Son’s concert was incredible. A string orchestra …

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Where Am I Now?

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I’ll soon be travelling to Singapore, a city, to be honest, I was never particularly curious about. At first it seemed so uninteresting that I had hoped to link it to a stop-over in Bangkok, a city I have wanted …

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