Events and Media

My public events and media appearances are all available here…just click on a link below to be taken to more information about that item…

 

My events

Geneva Literary Prize 2017

This year’s GWG Literary Prize 2017 is now closed and I have sent all submissions to the judges, Naomi Shihab Nye for poetry, Nick Barlay for non fiction and Karen Sullivan for fiction. I was runner up for non-fiction in 2014 and...

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Reading from Holding Out for a Hero

Listen to some of the case histories of 40+ singles who found their partners, taken from Holding Out for a Hero at a reading at Geneva’s prestigious Société de Lecture. I begin in French and then turn to English https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9qUrSsukyk&feature=em-upload_owner

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Have you been turned down for the recognized business course of your dreams?

The best business courses today are run in English. Places are in demand. Excellent Business English is essential. Prepare for your new challenge by attending my online English for Business course. CELTA Certified, award-winning author and university professor, I can...

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Do you have the courage to meet your dream partner?

Are you single? Dreading spending those romantic Autumn evenings by yourself? Of course dating, making yourself available, particularly after a painful break up, takes courage. Let Holding Out for a Hero help you regain your confidence. Follow the book’s five...

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Learn the 40+ Bride’s secret to marriage

Does it seem like everyone else is in a couple? You are the odd one out even though you have a great job, comfortable home and friends? Wonder why your relationships keep failing… and the same problems keep resurfacing? At...

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Geneva Writers’ Conference 2016

Every other year the Geneva Writers’ Group holds an international conference over a Spring weekend. This year I was delighted to meet up with my former tutor from Kingston University London, author Andrea Stuart.

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Cruise reading from Geneva to Morges

Lovely, sunny September morning when the Geneva Writer’s Group and some 80 guests cruised from Geneva to Morges as part of the Livres sur les Quais http://www.lelivresurlesquais.ch/. Along with 10 recently published GWG writers, I read an excerpt from my...

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Reading to leading NYC law firm

I was honoured to be invited by prestigious U.S. law firm Jenner and Block to present my new book, Holding Out for a Hero, Five Steps to Marriage Over 40, in their New York office in this, the firm’s 101st...

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Reading at Books books books

I joined five recently-published Geneva writers at Lausanne’s English language bookshop, Books books books on 6 June. Readings, greetings and scones began at 3.30. The shop is a treasure trove of new and old books at Rue Jean-Louis Galliard 2,...

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Performance of mini play

My first mini play, First Choice, was performed by the very talented Geneva English Drama Society to a packed house. I was one of six writers who contributed their plays and had the pleasure of seeing them come to life....

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Reading at the new Payot International

Come and share some literary moments at Payot International in Geneva on 9 April 2015. As part of the Geneva Writers Group, I’ll be reading alongside ten other newly-published authors and friends at Payot International in Geneva from 18h-20h. Come and...

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Valentines Day Book Signing at Payot

I had a great time signing copies of my book Holding Out for a Hero: Five Steps to Marriage Over 40 on Valentines Day at Payot Chantepoulet. This event was a sell out. Here are some pictures from the day.

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American International Club of Geneva

I spoke about “the challenges of finding love in Switzerland” recently for The American International Club of Geneva at the Swissôtel Métropole, Geneva. A recent expat survey found that almost half of those questioned said it was ‘somewhat difficult’ to meet a partner in...

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My Media Appearances

Podcast answers your questions about love over 40

Delighted to be interviewed about love over 40 in the Excellent Executive Coaching podcast series. To listen and get answers to some of your questions about finding and keeping your life partner, whatever your age, download here http://www.mkbconseil.ch/eec26-holding-out-for-a-hero-five-steps-to-marriage-over-40/

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Interview in Le Matin Dimanche…

I was interviewed about love over 40 by Le Matin Dimanche in the run up to Valentine’s Day. The article can be viewed here.

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WRS radio Breakfast with Butcher Interview

I was interviewed by Marc Butcher on his WRS Breakfast show. You can listen to the audio using the audio player below.

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My interview in Lelocal.ch

“It’s tough for women to meet men in Geneva” was my article which appeared in thelocal.ch recently.

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My interview in Hello Switzerland Issue 3/2014

You can view my article here.

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My article in Hello Switzerland Issue 1/2012

You can view this article here.

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