I started writing this blog, Life on La Lune, in February 2010. I thought I might do it for a couple of years, but it has become a big part of my life. There’s always something new to find out and write about. I’ve made so many friends through the blog, some of whom I’ve been delighted to meet in person.
My husband and I moved to an 18th-century farmhouse in Southwest France in 1997. A lot of vin has flowed under the bridge since then, but it was the right move for us.
I’m a refugee from corporate life. Following a first degree in History, I worked in publishing for 10 years. An MBA followed and a change of career in public sector research. I finally decided there was more to life than the four walls of an office.
Having run my own business writing for clients for 20 years, and also contributing to magazines about French life, I now focus on writing novels and short stories (see my separate writing website). So far, I’ve published three novels, a novella and a collection of short stories, all set either in Southwest France or on the French island of Corsica.
When I’m not doing any of those things I like food and wine; yoga and walking (antidote to the first interest); music – anything by Mozart, especially Don Giovanni, or Chopin; gardening; and researching the fascinating history of the area where I live and of the people who once lived in our house.
You can contact me here.