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‘Don’t go to Svalbard in winter’

One of Flora’s rules for life is: Don’t go to Svalbard in winter. Her visit to the Arctic is in May, when it’s light absolutely all the time,…

Flora’s Penzance

The One Memory of Flora Banks begins with Flora living her tightly-controlled life at home in Penzance. I love Penzance and visit as often as I can. It’s…

Publication

When Penguin signed up The One Memory of Flora Banks and said they would publish it in January 2017, that seemed like an impossibly distant future date…

Enter stage right

A couple of weeks ago I was picking my daughter Lottie up from her dance class when I noticed there was a sign-up sheet for extras for the…

My book has a cover!

This is the lovely cover that the clever people at Penguin UK have made for my new book. I know you can’t judge a book by its cover but…

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