First book in the Escape to Switzerland series:
Saving the Lakeside Hotel
‘Armchair travel at its best!’
‘A family drama with an emotional depth I’ve not come across for a while.’
‘A brilliant read & highly recommended’
The Cold Cold Sea
‘An emotional read, a turbulent read.’
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Tag Archives: New Year
The year that was… 2021
Well. We started the year with high hopes, but as far as the pandemic was concerned, 2021 was just another day at the office. So today, there are more empty places at the table, more friends marked by the disease, … Continue reading
Posted in Life in Switzerland, The Writing Life Tagged New Year, nostalgia, Switzerland 13 Comments
2020 – the year that was…
Well. I usually give my New Year post the subheading: the best of times and the worst of times. But there wasn’t much about 2020 that was ‘best’, though we can sum up the lowlights of the past twelve months … Continue reading
Posted in books, Life in Switzerland, My books, The Writing Life Tagged 2020, Alison Baillie, Cass Grafton, coronavirus, Daria's Daughter, Hobeck Books, Jill Marsh, Louise Mangos, New Year Leave a comment
2018 – the best of times and the worst of times. A minimalist’s version.
I’ve done a ‘minimalist’s’ New Year post ever since my first book was published, but this year I have to say I hesitated. 2018 truly was an annus horribilus, starting with the death of my father in January and continuing … Continue reading
Posted in Life in Switzerland, The Writing Life Tagged 2019, New Year, Switzerland, Writing 17 Comments