• One Month Before Heartbreak,  press,  twitter,  Uncategorized

    >All Sorts of Awesome

    >I’ve been working over the last few days at promoting One Month Before Heartbreak.  Yesterday I was disappointed because someone who had asked what they could do to help refused to do so.  Today, not so much. This morning I got a text from Sair telling me that Month Before Heartbreak was in the top ten UK Twitter trending topics.  Yes, my small project “What if we did this.” was a UK trending topic on Twitter [screenshot of trending topics including One Month Before Heartbreak (without the one though)] I’m loving that we trended the same time as Macaulay Culkin – it’s probably the only time I’ll see a celeb…

  • books and reading,  Uncategorized

    >Books in 2010

    >This is the official and final list of books I read in 2010.  Table format rather than my preferred bulleted list by month because I got so behind with it and didn’t want to retype the entire thing.  Total books read cover to cover, 109.  Several others partially read.  One started in 2010 and finished yesterday. TITLE AUTHOR Captain Corelli’s Mandolin Louis de Bernieres The Reluctant Fundamentalist Mohsin Hamid Farewell To The East End Jennifer Worth ST:TNG Death In Winter Michael Jan Friedman Lottery Patricia Wood Ways To Live Forever Sally Nicholls The Chalet School Librarian Pat Willimott Looking for Andrew McCarthy Jenny Colgan A Chalet School Headmistress Helen Barber…

  • goals,  thinking,  Uncategorized

    >2011 Begins

    >I could probably spend a long time here writing about all I want to do and all I hope to do in 2011.  And there are a lot of things I would like to do or that I really really want to do or I otherwise expect 2011 to bring.  I’ve seen a lot of review of 2010 blog entries and lists of New Years Resolutions.  All very interesting and I enjoyed reading them.  I like doing the review entries and I think before I’ve posted resolutions.  I just don’t think I will this year. Regardless of whether you call it “Two Thousand and Eleven” or “Twenty Eleven” (personally I’m…