Friday, 18 May 2012

Friday already? Again?!

All my deadlines have now been met; proofs signed off, and a full manuscript submitted. And because I didn't go the the RNA summer party last night, my feet are not sore and neither is my head! I can't wait to see all the pictures though.

So, now that I'm technically a free woman for a bit, the laptop is going OFF. With any luck the sun will come out and I can go to one of my favourite places this weekend, Exbury Gardens, home of the Mitfords and the Rothschilds.

The gardens are currently in full bloom, bursting with rhododendron and azaleas - a simply wonderful blaze of colour. Here's a short video tour, with some very soothing music if you're stressed or have a sore head this morning!

I always come back inspired, in fact the estuary part of the gardens on the Beaulieu river was the inspiration for a scene in the manuscript I've recently sent off to my Indulgence editor at Entangled Publishing. The clouds are beginning to gather at this point in the story ...

I can almost taste the salt air already!

Are you planning anything special this weekend?