Wednesday, October 11, 2006

DOG DAYS...

I’ve been playing hooky this week.

Having dealt with the first round of revisions for Book 1 of The Journey Home trilogy (Books 2 and 3 are by Barbara Hannay and Jackie Braun), and waiting for feedback on ideas for my next book (editors are human, they have days off too!), I took advantage of some seriously gorgeous weather to spend a day at the coast with my family.

We’re not very far from the sea and we’re spoilt for choice for beauty spots so it was tough choosing between The Worm’s Head on the Gower, or the endless beaches at Pembrey, but finally we plumped for the pretty old walled town of Tenby on the Pembrokeshire coast(where not only is there a fantastic beach, but a different set of shops to explore *g*)

It’s October, but the day was warm, the still sea reflecting back the bright blue of the sky, the sand firm and perfect. Here’s a picture to prove it.


(pictures by N J Allsopp)

...AND ANOTHER CHEF

But just to prove I have been paying attention, I have noted that Julie Cohen has seen my Giorgio Locatelli and raised me with Jean-Christophe Novelli. Okay, Julie, I'm prepared to match you with Tom Aitkens who has been lurking in my pictures file just waiting for this moment.

9 comments:

Sue aka MsCreativity said...

Oh my goodness Liz, when I saw those sunny pictures I thought they must have been from your trip to Italy! I obviously live in the wrong part of the UK!

Sue :-)

Kate Hardy said...

Lovely pics, Liz. I want to go to the seaside now. (I think my car needs its first trip to the beach. Um. Actually, no, maybe not yet: we'll go in DH's so he can have the sand in his *g*)

Anne McAllister said...

That looked as sunny as Cornwall did when I was there, Liz. I ignored the days that it rained. Enjoy your time off. And a very nice chef he is, too. Yum.

Nell Dixon said...

I love Tenby. My 8 year ild wants to live there.

Danica/Dream said...

Liz, it's beautiful! I think I need to go there!

Julie Cohen said...

Okay, Liz, I'll see your Tom Aitkens and raise you a Curtis Stone.

http://tlc.discovery.com/fansites/takehomechef/gallery/chef_image1.jpg

(And a smaller photo, but with whoa-baby arms: http://www.abc.net.au/goldfields/stories/Curtis_Sto_m1126588.jpg)

Curtis is Australian and has a cooking programme in the US, which both my mother and I watch purely for drooling purposes.

Julie Cohen said...

Whoops, I keep on forgetting about Blogger and links.

Curtis

Curtis's arms

Liz Fielding said...

Oh, he's cute, Julie. And forget the arms -- see that hand, those long fingers!

Phillipa said...

Liz - what a gorgeous part of the world you live in. Glad the writing is going well on the new series.