In 2003, there was a buzz at the Frankfurt Book Fair – a book by an author only known as ANONYMOUS was the talk of the town. It was clever, it was racy, it was a game changer… Fast forward a decade and we know the author was and is Nikki Gemmell* and now she shares everything about her world in a clever and timely fashion as a columnist, as a television personality, and yes, as an author. I remember an interview with her (Denton?) when she described the process of writing the book and how, once she decided to take ‘Nikki’ out of the equation, she was free to write. She didn’t set out to make life complicated, she just wanted to be free to explore. ..
It was completely fascinating watching the news this week. Whilst many of you may be been glued to budget announcements, (I certainly was – for a while) I couldn’t help but be fascinated by the story from Henry Samuel in Paris about the apartment which was discovered untouched, after 70 years without occupancy. ..