Tuesday, 15 May 2012
Just back from Tuscany, where I was teaching romantic fiction at the incomparably beautiful Watermill, in Posara. Strange to think that last week that was me, sitting on a sun-drenched wall. While today I am wearing about four hundred layers of clothing, because outside there is a distinctly unseasonable hail-storm. All hail!
Italy was as gorgeous as ever - and for the first time, I visited the Cinque Terre - a place which would make any superlative sound like an understatement. Had a year's worth of Italian lessons done me any good? Well, a little - or should I say, un po'. Not just a case of "must try harder" but "am going to try harder", which is why I'm taking my Italian teacher's advice to repeat the year!
It's been so long since I blogged and now I return to the blog-sphere to discover that they've changed the format! I loathe technological change - I still worry that my computer will blow up if I inadvertently press the wrong two keys. Google keeps asking me for my phone number - what a cheek! I don't hand out my phone number to any old person.
Anyway, in other news:
THE SHEIKH'S HEIR is out in the US next week.