June 12, 2022

My Day In Dun Laoghaire

My one day in Dun Laoghaire (County Dublin’s seaside suburb) was a fabulous one! It included a visit to the ornate Royal Marine Hotel; a book browsing/impromptu book signing session at…

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June 2, 2022

A Glens of Antrim Trip

I’m back home in Dublin after a flying/driving writing/research trip north to this truly stunning area. Winding coastal roads, sea views across to Scotland, deeply green glens and mountains, fearless…

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May 24, 2022

The 5 Of My Life

It was such a treat last year to be interviewed by Nigel Marsh for his brilliant podcast The 5 of My Life, about my favourite film, book, song, place &…

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May 19, 2022

I’ve Been Mugged!

While this may have been a slightly clickbait-y title, one of the many fun things about being back in Dublin again after my 2 unexpected years in Australia is re-discovering…

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May 10, 2022

A Fairytale Wedding

I’m home to real-life again after a magical family wedding weekend away in a 600-year-old Irish castle. Congratulations to my beautiful niece Catherine and my new nephew-in-law Michael!  

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May 8, 2022

A Look Back This Mother’s Day

With today being Mother’s Day in Australia, here’s a look back at my unexpected year of living with my Mum and our-now-her cat. Thanks for having me, Mum! I hadn’t…

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April 28, 2022

The Godmothers In The Top 5

I’m Delighted of Dublin to wake up to the news that The Godmothers has been voted into the Top 5 of Better Reading‘s Top 100 best loved books in Australia (tucked…

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April 26, 2022

Irish Editions

Dia dhaoibh/hello to the Irish editions of The Godmothers and The House of Memories. Thrilled to see them under New Fiction, Bestsellers and Best of Irish Literature in Ireland’s biggest bookstore, Eason…

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April 1, 2022

Back Home

I’m back home in Ireland, in my attic and writing this morning. Here’s the view from my Dublin attic window today:

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March 30, 2022

Hello Again, Ireland

After two years away from home, I’m back! Hello again beautiful Ireland 🙂

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