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A 'Book Pilgrimage' to Vienna... (Part 2)

If you missed Part 1, you can catch up HERE

Welcome back to my “book pilgrimage” in honour of Mary Stewart’s Airs Above the Ground! – combined with my 20th wedding anniversary special trip!

After a wonderful time in Salzburg and a magical stay at a [...]

A 'Book Pilgrimage' to Vienna... (Part 1)

A few months ago, I fulfilled the dream of a lifetime: to do a “book pilgrimage” to Vienna.

As many of my fans know, Mary Stewart is one of my all-time favourite authors and ever since I was a teenager, I’d long dreamt of visiting the setting of her novel,  Airs Above the Ground [...]

Return to Oxford! (Part 2)

(If you missed Part 1, click HERE. Sadly, the weather was still grey on our second day so the photos are still a bit dark and dreary – but I hope you’ll still enjoy them! :-) )

One of the things I was most excited about, on my recent visit back to Oxford, [...]

Return to Oxford! (Part 1)

Back to visit Oxford for the first time in 15 years… it’s been a big trip down Memory Lane! As many of my readers know, my Oxford Tearoom Mysteries are inspired by my time living and studying at Oxford. I was a student there in the early 1990’s and then [...]

Q&A: "Is Meadowford in the Oxford Tearoom Mysteries based on a real village?"

(** This is where I answer questions that readers send me!)

“I would love to know if you have based Meadowford-on-Smythe on a real village around Oxford, or is it a mixture of the many beautiful villages around?”

Yes, the village of Meadowford-on-Smythe in my Oxford Tearoom Mysteries is an amalgamation of several [...]