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I've just finished reading: Foetal Attraction and Mad Cows by Kathy Lette

These are a flashback to the kind of books I went through a phase of reading in the early 00s. I enjoyed them when I read them the first time, but revisiting them years later, the flaws leap from the pages. 320 more words


Puberty Blues by Kathy Lette and Gabrielle Carey

Like most Australian teenager girls growing up in the 1980’s, I hid my copy of Puberty Blues by Kathy Lette and Gabrielle Carey from my parents, because they definitely would not have approved of me reading this book. 511 more words

Book Review

Day 66

What could be better? Three of your absolutely favourite girlfriends, lots of champagne and the Savoy Hotel… Pretty much nothing by my reckoning.

About once a year Kathy Lette, Josephine Fairley (above), Catherine Mayer and I manage to synchronise our diaries for a meeting at the legendary London hotel. 198 more words

Courting Trouble - Kathy Lette

When Tilly’s whole life seems to fall apart – sacked from her job as a Barrister, only to come home and find her husband in bed with her best friend – her first reaction is to cry and devour three blocks of chocolate. 292 more words

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Kathy Lette is coming to Buxton

With twelve books to her name, Kathy Lette certainly knows her chick lit. In Courting Trouble the Aussie author takes on a slightly grittier topic – complete with her characteristic touch of wit and humour. 567 more words


October issue is out tomorrow

The October issue of artsbeat is out tomorrow and will be delivered across the county before the first of the month.

Featured this month are artists Kristan Baggaley, Paul Johnstone and Carl Longmate; belly dancer Diana Mehira who is on the front page in a gorgeous outfit; the amazing wire sculptures of Robin Wight; Rebecca Soanes’ photography; storyteller Sophie Snell; the Derby Folk Festival and Sunjay Brayne who is one of the many performers; am dram productions at Belper and Wirksworth; details about the new look Déda in Derby; the Chatsworth Road Festival in Chesterfield and a new arts hub at Whaley Bridge. 100 more words



Is there ever such a thing as too many books? I don’t think there are too many books to read, but there can definitely be too many to review. 467 more words

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