St. Valentine may be horrified by the cherubs touting candy, flowers or jewelry. The overemphasis of eros, or romantic love, may have merged out of rampant marketeering. Between Christmas and Easter, after all, is a lot of retail silence. In modern society, with women marrying later, and partners divorcing earlier – not waiting for children to grow up – does love still exist?
Ok, so this newsletter was due to go out in September originally, then it was October and finally it’s the end of November and I’m finally hitting send. It’s been a busy year for me, not least because of the major redevelopments I’ve been doing over at The Hysterectomy Association – brand new site, new layout, server moves, clearing out redundant content, tags and categories and a brand new education centre too. Phew! It’s no wonder things got a little behind.
This weeks Thursday Throng interview is a real corker with a free copy of the book in either pdf or .Mobi (suitable for the Kindle) format for one lucky commenter AND a Kindle Fire up for grabs on Mohanalakshmi Rajakumar’s blog. She is a South Asian American who has lived in Qatar since 2005.
Moving to the Arabian Desert was good in many ways, since that is where she met her husband, had a baby, and made the transition from writing as a hobby to making it her full-time gig. She has published three e-books this year: Mommy but Still Me, So You Want to Sell a Million Copies, and Coloured and Other Stories. Since she joined the e-book revolution, she has dreamed in plotlines.