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A strictly fun weekend

My exotic mother Loula is visiting me this weekend. Her motto in life is to “live and love your life away”. Yet every time I speak to her on the phone, her last words are: “I must go and wash the kitchen floor”. She seems obsessed with washing her kitchen floor! But this weekend she can leave her mop behind and have some fun with me. It starts tonight with a 25th wedding...
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Tea with Barbara Cartland

I must confess I have never read a Mills & Boon book, yet 35 million bodice-ripping copies are sold every year – one every three second. This year marks the centenary of the publisher, and I was surprised to learn that its romance writers did not include the legendary Dame Barbara Cartland, who produced 724 books, sold over a billion copies and entered the Guinness Book of Records as...
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