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Advance review copies of From the Outside released

When my kids were babies, their lives just beginning, my cousin died after a short illness in her early 40s. Suddenly life felt so fragile, so indiscriminate and I wondered what it all meant. With my thoughts churning over and over, a story emerged and I began to write it. It was my way of…

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Fictional novel to be published by Urbane in May next year!

I’m delighted to tell you that my fictional novel, From the Outside, is to be published in May next year by Urbane Publications. It’s a piece of work that is very close to my heart and follows the aftermath of the sudden death of a 44-year-old multimillionaire and philanthropist, and the impact on his wife…

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Today’s Daily Record column – why legal status of medicinal cannabis must be resolved

I write a weekly column every Monday in the Daily Record’s Woman section. Today, I’m calling for the legal status of medicinal cannabis to be resolved for the sake of the many families and individuals in Britain who are suffering as a result of it being denied to them.      

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When Zena met Amelia – recent Sunday Post feature

I absolutely loved talking to these two wonderful women about their unique and special friendship. Student Amelia makes dinner for Zena every week as part of her voluntary work with the Meal Makers charity – but the two have become firm friends and look forward to their regular get-togethers.

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