A. I have been employed at Harrods as a trainee buyer, worked as a dental nurse (that didn't last long!), as a PA in a printing company and my very first job was at the BBC as a secretary.
A. I attended Pinner Grammar School and left at 16 to start work.
A. Elgar - very British and rousing
A. Roman Holiday
A. I am hooked on medical programmes - I think I must be a frustrated doctor!
A. Social, fun, frantic, hardworking, friends, family, shopping, chocolate
A. Treat other people as you would like to be treated yourself
A. Being fully content and at peace with yourself, your loved ones, your life, and with God.
A. Losing my husband
A. Bormes de Mimosa - the most beautiful village in the South of France
A. Probably some brilliant surgeon out there, saving lives.
A. This will be the last dress/t-shirt/shoes etc I'm buying this month!!
A. Lots of things - but you can't turn the clock back!
A. I'd love to be able to illustrate my own books
A. Getting published!!
A. I try to do everything at the same time!
A. loyalty to those I love
A. Myself - only better and wiser!
A. My hair - it's very curly and there is an awful lot of it!
A. I'd love to have a good long chat with Moses.
A. I have two - dog poo and litter
A. Clothes shopping - it is totally relaxing (though not for my husband!)
A. I'd be a brilliant surgeon
A. Honesty, loyalty and faithfulness
A. Shania Twain - From This Moment, The Lighthouse Family - High, Elton John - Saturday Night, Diana Ross - Do You Know Where You're Going To?, Katie Melua - Closest Thing To Crazy! These are some of my favorite songs, but ask me next week and they might change!
A. Shakespeare - no one can describe human emotions more poetically. Sophie Kinsella - for a fun read her 'Shopaholic' books are brilliant, as are Marion Keyes novels.
A. I don't have 5 favourite adult books - it would be impossible to choose. However my one time all favorite children's book is A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
A. Read the genre you wish to write for.
A. What gave you the idea?