Author: Metropolitan Mum

How to write a book

No need to hold your breath – the following post doesn’t bear any expert advice. I have no clue how to write a book. No, wait, change that. I have no clue how to write a good book. I do, however, have a certain authority on how to write a few pages without tearing my […]

Pretty, please!

Can you spot the difference? I have had a complete and total makeover. What do you think? PS: Excuse the recent absence, I have been busy revising the book and scanning the market for underemployed agents. Normal service shall be resumed shortly.

The End

So. I just finished writing my novel. I always thought I’d be ecstatic at this point. But I am mainly feeling sick. That must be the shock. Wow. It’s over. And for a change, I am lost for words.

Tidy up, tidy up

I’ve lost it. Seriously, I have lost my RSS feeds. There’s been a long list of coveted blogs I collected and started to follow over the years, and it’s all gone. Together with bookmarks and all internet history. I have moved from old computer to new computer over the weekend (and because I have been […]

What it’s like to be on TV

So there I was last Tuesday at Princess Studios, home of the Vanessa Show, slightly nervous and majorly intimidated by the humming business around me. All of a sudden, my recent courage (‘yes of course I’ll speak about sex on TV, why not?’) had made for the back door, abandoning me to sweat alone in […]

Let’s talk about sex

Come to Mama! The very lovely Liz Fraser (I have read all her books and met her in the flash more than once, she really is lovely) has recently written an article about how her sex life has deteriorated with 13 years of motherhood, three kids, work and an ever so increasing pile of laundry. […]

Kougar town

For all those who have had enough of Ann Summers’ tacky pink plastic toys. For all those who think Bob the Builder is hot, hot, hot. And for all those who need more than a pick me up to get cracking…