Meet Renata Lubinsky, author of Around Seattle in 80 Dates

Hi, and this week I'd like to introduce you all to Renata Lubinsky, author of Around Seattle in 80 Dates. After thirty-two years in one relationship, Renata divorced her husband and started a journey that she crafted on a daily basis, by using online dating sites. What is one thing that no-one would usually know about you? … Continue reading Meet Renata Lubinsky, author of Around Seattle in 80 Dates

Meeting Catherine Berry, author of But you are in France, Madame

This week, we have writer Catherine Berry on the Thursday Throng. Catherine was introduced to the French language at high school in Australia, but had no idea that this would dictate many of her life choices.  Her French love affair re-emerged several years later due to a series of lucky coincidences. These ultimately led her and … Continue reading Meeting Catherine Berry, author of But you are in France, Madame

Meeting Ivanka di Felice, author of a Zany Slice of Italy

This week I'd like to welcome a woman with a wonderful name to the Thursday Throng. Ivanka lives in Italy and writes one of my favourite types of book - the alternative travel guide. Those who've been with me for a while know that I adore getting insights into culture and countries from the comfort … Continue reading Meeting Ivanka di Felice, author of a Zany Slice of Italy

Thursday Throng Interview & Book Giveaway with Apple Gidley, author of Expat Life, Slice by Slice

Today we have a wonderful giveaway of TWO HARDCOVER books from Apple Gidley. Apple is the author of Expat Life Slice by Slice, a wonderful memoir of life in the expat fast lane. She is an Anglo-Australian known to thousands as ExpatApple thanks to her popular blog at the Daily Telegraph who truly believes that … Continue reading Thursday Throng Interview & Book Giveaway with Apple Gidley, author of Expat Life, Slice by Slice

Win a Signed Copy of Going Local in Gran Canaria in The Thursday Throng Author Interview with Matthew Hirtes

It's Thursday, it's nine o'clock and I'd like to welcome Matthew Hirtes author of Going Local in Gran Canaria into the studio today as my guest on the Thursday Throng author interview slot. The full title of the book is Going Local in Gran Canaria: how to turn a holiday destination into a home and … Continue reading Win a Signed Copy of Going Local in Gran Canaria in The Thursday Throng Author Interview with Matthew Hirtes

3 Copies of ‘That Bear Ate My Pants!’ to Giveaway in the Tony Slater Author Interview

Today I am lucky enough to have not one, but three,  eCopies (Kindle, Nook, etc ....) of Tony Slater's book 'That Bear Ate My Pants' to giveaway in my Thursday Throng Interview. Just the title was enough to hook my interest and the email he sent me describing the book had me salivating with anticipation. … Continue reading 3 Copies of ‘That Bear Ate My Pants!’ to Giveaway in the Tony Slater Author Interview

Win a Signed Copy of More Ketchup than Salsa in The Thursday Throng Author Interview with Joe Cawley

It's Thursday, it's nine o'clock and I'd like to welcome Joe Cawley author of More Ketchup than Salsa: Confessions of a Tenerife Barman into the studio today as my guest on the Thursday Throng author interview slot. Joe hails from the UK but now lives in Tenerife and is an award-winning travel writer whose work … Continue reading Win a Signed Copy of More Ketchup than Salsa in The Thursday Throng Author Interview with Joe Cawley