Monthly Archives: February 2012

Wrong Cathedral

Normally one (this one, anyway) receives news of errors with gritted gratitude (that is, a smile of thanks masking gritted teeth) – but it’s just been pointed out to me that one factual error in the book relates to an … Continue reading

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London Book Award

More unexpected goodies. Amateurs has been nominated for the London Book Award 2012, which is thrilling. And I am thrilled. Very.  Time for another picture of Corfu:

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Gorgeous and Miller

I was a guest speaker on Radio Gorgeous this morning – a first for me, but with a name like that, quite irresistible. Another weird coincidence, though I can’t quite untangle it yet – the interviewer, Donna Freed, said her … Continue reading

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The Power of Radio

The power of radio. After my Woman’s Hour spot, I had an email from a friend I’d known at my brief and wretched Quaker boarding school, Sibford. The last time I saw her was 1967, when I was about to … Continue reading

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Guardian

Another big review, this time by Blake Morrison in the Guardian. Not wanting in any way to look a gift horse in the mouth, but it does slightly worry me when people just pick out the horrors in LD’s treatment … Continue reading

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