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We sold out of Healthy Eating for Life and Making Poldark–and had a good time besides.


Old friendships were renewed and new ones made in the heat of the March sun this afternoon in pretty Larchmont Village, LA.

Chevalier’s Bookshop is hanging in there, against the odds–as are many independent bookstores here in the US and in Europe, supported by the local community–but will it be enough?

Larchmont reminded me of Primrose Hill in North London–and Chevalier’s of Primrose Hill Books. These small scale enterprises need our support, acting as a buttress against the corporate take over of the High Street.

Tomorrow–16th March–we head for Palo Alto and Books Inc. opposite the Stanford campus.


Monday evening we are at The Booksmith on Haight Street in San Francisco–come and meet if you are near by!

The Experience You Can’t Download!

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Waking up near the finish line of the Los Angeles Marathon in Santa Monica.

The Pacific Ocean is at the end of our road!

They’ll start this morning at Dodgers Stadium in downtown Los Angeles and run the twenty six miles plus a few more yards east-west to the water’s edge.

They–the everyday runners–will feel exhausted but exhilarated to have made it to the line.

We can sympathize!

Today’s the start of our last full week; tomorrow we head to Palo Alto and San Francisco for two bookstore signing sessions.

The apricot tree outside our window has little pink and white flowers ready to burst into life against the almost cloudless blue sky.

Los Angeles is herself again after the drenching downpours of yesterday which we thought would put a damper on  the event at Chevalier’s Books in Larchmont village–Angelinos stay home when it rains we were told.

NOT SO!–enough brave souls ventured out to make it a modest sell out.

This evening–a “poignant” Poldark reunion.

Ross meets Elizabeth again after thirty five years.

We are having dinner with Jill Townsend.

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