Category Archives: Blog

The Maid’s Account

 A post from Maggie, one of my students.  I think this is a great idea. See what you think. Of course you’ll know the play … won’t you! There is so much being talked about Shakespeare at the moment that it encouraged me to go back and read some of my favourite plays. I started…

Tales of Our Holiday Lets. Or … Is it Really Worth it? Or … Tales of the Unexpected!

Well, yes it is worth it – we love it, despite the unexpected. Having a holiday apartment attached to our house has brought us many friends; visitors who return year after year in the summer to enjoy the lovely Pembrokeshire coastline and all the other attractions this part of West Wales offers. We love seeing…

My Review of Till the Fat Lady Slims – the ‘When’ Diet:

      By Debbie Flint  (Author), Angela Oltmann (Illustrator) I reviewed this book after winning a copy in a raffle organised between the author and http://www.oapschat.co.uk/ The Blurb: THIS BOOK IS ABOUT MY JOURNEY – IS IT LIKE YOURS? In 1998 Debbie Flint found herself more than two stone overweight, under stress and in…

My Review of Silent Sentry by Theresa Rizzo for #RBRT

    I gave Silent Sentry 5* out 0f 5 * The Blurb: Dr. Joe Scarfili runs. He’s a runner. It’s how he copes with emotional pain. When his wife was murdered, he ran from violent Detroit to insular Grosse Pointe. He ran from his smothering, caring family to long hours in the operating room….

Hey-Ho!! – Glorious Pembrokeshire – a County of Contrasting Weather

Two weeks ago we walked along the coastal path from Bosherston Lily Ponds, Broadhaven Beach and then to Castlemartin. A glorious day.               Yesterday we had a High Tide                Oh, I do love Pembrokeshire!!                …

Tales of Our Holiday Lets. Or … Is it Really Worth it? Or … Tales of the Unexpected!

Well, yes it is worth it – we love it, despite the unexpected. Having a holiday apartment attached to our house has brought us many friends; visitors who return year after year in the summer to enjoy the lovely Pembrokeshire coastline and all the other attractions this part of West Wales offers. We love seeing…

Tales of Our Holiday Lets. Or … Is it Really Worth it? Or … Tales of the Unexpected!

Well, yes it is worth it – we love it, despite the unexpected. Having a holiday apartment attached to our house has brought us many friends; visitors who return year after year in the summer to enjoy the lovely Pembrokeshire coastline and all the other attractions this part of West Wales offers. We love seeing…

Meeting Marcia Meara

 Today I’m thrilled to be chatting with Marcia Meara; author, generous blogger/interviewer and a thoroughly lovely person.  Judith: Tell us a little about yourself, as a writer and as a person. MM: I live in central Florida, just north of Orlando, with my husband of 30 years, four cats, and two dachshunds. When I’m not working…

BROOK COTTAGE BOOKS – The Other Side of Morning by Joanna Lambert

    The Other Side of Morning by Joanna Lambert Genre: Romance Release Date: 8 March 2014 Publisher:  ThornBerry Publishing Fashion designer Thérèse D’Alesandro has recently moved into Higher Padbury Manor with daughter Felica and stepson Marco. Joining forces with Ella Benedict’s exclusive functions venue Lawns at Little Court, she is about to open a…

BROOK COTTAGE BOOK TOURS – REFLECTIONS BY ELEANOR SMYTHE

            Genre: Contemporary fiction, Whodunnit. Release Date: 1st December 2015 Sally must deal with the grief of losing her father, a man she knew very little about. After the funeral she takes time out to be alone and reflect on her life. To find out the truth about him, she…