Where has Valentine’s Day appeared in literature? How have writers, poets and playwrights drawn on the customs and associations of this curious day of romance? A review of 6 classic works featuring Valentine’s Day. Continue reading Valentine’s Day in Literature
Being an avid reader and author of romantic comedy novels, naturally Jane Austen looms large among my heroes and inspirations, and that goes back a long way. As a teenager in the Nineties, when Jane’s work was enjoying a huge … Continue reading 5 Jane Austen Sites – Tour and Tea
A selection of my favourite novels in which the night and its romance are a key theme. Continue reading 5 Romantic Novels of the Night
Romantic hidden places in Rome that are a must-see for visitors, and also feature in my novel The Art Trip. Continue reading 5 Favourite Spots in Romantic Rome
Special hidden places in Florence that are a must-see for visitors, and also feature in my novel The Art Trip. Continue reading My Top 5 Hidden Treasures of Florence
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I was excited to publish my debut novel The Art Trip on Amazon in May 2019. It’s a romantic comedy that brings together the romance of Italy and its art, all the comic possibilities of a school trip and a … Continue reading The Art Trip