Thought for the Day:
D H Lawrence's tiny gem of a poem, 'Piano', is full of hope and inspiration for us all.
The Other Woman
Published on October 13 th 2020, ‘The Other Woman’ is a crackling story about love, marriage, lies and fate, showing how our destinies turn on the smallest connections and decisions. On a normal day, in a normal house, on a normal street, wife and mother Fran has had enough. She packs a case, leaves a note for her menacing bully of a husband, Pete, and one for her beloved twenty-year-old son, Harry, and heads to the airport in a last-ditch bid for freedom.
Published in October 2019, 'Good Girls' tells the compelling story of the Keating sisters: Kat is mesmerising, beautiful, smart and charming - everything a good girl should be. Her elder sister Eleanor, on the other hand, is on the awkward side of tall, clever enough to be bullied, and full of the responsibilities only an older sibling can understand. She adores her little sister but grows up certain that she can never compete with her.
For the Love of a Dog
Published in November 2018, 'For the Love of a Dog' is a funny and poignant memoir of emotional meltdown and recovery with the unwitting aid of a Golden Doodle puppy called Mabel. Following the death of my mother and the end of a post-divorce relationship, my world fell apart and desolation closed in. Talk of getting a puppy was just to cheer myself up. I never thought I would actually go through with it; I was barely capable of looking after myself, let alone a dog…