Awesome chocolate cake recipe!Better late than never…

If you are looking for another post about France, it will be here on Friday. I’ve decided that until the end of September, every Friday will feature the “If it’s Friday, it must be France” post. `A vendredi! Now this post is WAY overdue! Last November we held the launch party for The Bridge ClubContinue reading “Awesome chocolate cake recipe!Better late than never…”

Bonjour mes amis!

Please join me in the south of France for the summer! My husband and I have rented an apartment in Antibes between Nice and Cannes. We have visited this area on several vacations and fell in love with the beauty, the history, the culture, the people, the weather … I could go on but youContinue reading “Bonjour mes amis!”

2011 BookExpo America – what’s new and what’s next!

There’s a lot of book buzz in The Big Apple this week! The largest annual book fair in the United States is being held May 23 to 26 in New York City. Commonly referred to as BEA, BookExpo America is the book industry’s premier trade show in the USA. Locations sometimes vary but each springContinue reading “2011 BookExpo America – what’s new and what’s next!”

2011 Next Generation Indie Book Awards

Well, this was a great start to my day! I opened my e-mail to discover the following message from Indie Book Awards. “Congratulations! Your book has been named a Finalist in the First Novel (over 80,000 words) category of the 2011 Next Generation Indie Book Awards. Congratulations! Your achievement will be published at http://www.IndieBookAwards.com alongContinue reading “2011 Next Generation Indie Book Awards”

My guest blog on Girlfriendology

You can never have too much to say about the special girlfriends in your life. Click here to read my guest blog on Girlfriendology’s website in honour of the great ladies in my Bridge Club!

Girlfriends are good for your health …

A friend just sent this to me and I want to share it with you. They Teach It at Stanford As reported by a woman who had just finished taking  an evening class at Stanford. The last lecture was on the mind-body connection – the relationship between stress and disease. The speaker (head  of psychiatryContinue reading “Girlfriends are good for your health …”

Let’s begin 2011 by answering some questions

Ok – the decorations have all been carefully put away for another year. The suitcases have been unpacked. The last of the shortbread has mysteriously vanished. It was a wonderful holiday season and now it’s time to get back to business. THANK YOU TO ALL THE READERS WHO TAKE THE TIME TO WRITE TO ME.Continue reading “Let’s begin 2011 by answering some questions”

Thanks again Dan!

In the blink of an eye we are back in Toronto. The nine wonderful days in Whistler flew by. Christmas with some of our family out there was a very special time and Mother Nature co-operated by providing a magical winter wonderland. Ski conditions were fabulous even though the upper mountains were closed because theyContinue reading “Thanks again Dan!”

The Bridge Club

Thanks for visiting my blog! It’s exciting to have a chance to let you know about my first novel, The Bridge Club. The printer’s proofs should arrive next week and for the first time I will actually get to hold the finished product in my hands. Crazy as it sounds, it’s kind of like havingContinue reading “The Bridge Club”