A. Being a novelist - how lucky am I?
A. English Private School, then Drama School.
A. Rachmaninoff and Gary Barlow
A. Brief Encounter.
A. The X Factor
A. Mother, wife, writer, manic, airports, big Sunday lunches
A. Never give up.
A. Being with my wonderful family.
A. The Oriental, Bangkok, or a close second, The Mandarin Oriental on Central Park.
A. Lillie Langtry. An actress who also became King Edwards VII's mistress.
A. My husband... cheesy but true.
A. Not knowing 'then' what I know 'now'.
A. Speaking fluent French.
A. My children.
A. Being a pushover.
A. Being positive.
A. Shakespeare's quill.
A. My tiny feet
A. The Chef / Hyena from 'Life of Pi'.
A. Jay Gatsby. 'Can I see your shirts?'
A. Negativity and smiley face symbols at the end of emails
A. I'm doing it.
A. Honesty, positivity and kindness.
A. Cheesepuffs with Rose wine.
A. 1) Empire State of Mind - Alicia Keyes, 2) Stand by you - The Pretenders, 3) You're the Voice - John Farnham, 4) Rule the World - Take That, 5) State of Independence - Donna Summer
A. F. Scott Fiztgerald, Bronte Sisters, Gustav Flaubert, Phillipa Gregory, Edith Wharton.
A. The Great Gatsby, Wuthering Heights, Life of Pi, Madame Bovary, Destiny
A. Anything by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
A. Don't stop until you reach the last word.
A. I cried.