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My treasured Catherine Walker dress

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Tuesday 24th May 2016

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited the Chelsea Flower Show for the first time yesterday, Kate looking stunning in a bright green Catherine Walker dress. Catherine Walker, of course, was one of Princess Diana’s favourite designers, which got me to thinking about the day I bought the most expensive item in my wardrobe. As a freelance writer I spend most of my time in a uniform of Mint Velvet jeans, ...keep reading

Pippa Middleton’s party book deal

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Tuesday 29th November 2011

Twitter was awash with amazement yesterday that Pippa Middleton has signed a deal worth £400,000 to write her first book. And no, she’s not spilling the beans on growing up with her elder sister, the Duchess of Cambridge. She’s being paid to write a guide on party planning for publisher Michael Joseph. They weren’t the only ones falling over themselves to buy the book either. Apparently it was the subject ...keep reading

Baking, learning Welsh and hill-walking – the Duchess of Cambridge’s new life

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Tuesday 13th September 2011

“Lonely Kate moves Pippa in.” That’s the headline emblazoned in pink and white lettering across the cover of this week’s Grazia magazine. The story inside claims that while Prince William works all hours as an RAF search and rescue pilot, his bride is becoming “increasingly isolated and bored” at home in remote North Wales. I’ve no idea how accurate the report is but if it’s true then I’m not surprised ...keep reading

The latest Lynda La Plante novel

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Friday 1st July 2011

Crime has never been my favourite fiction genre. I’m absurdly squeamish and hate reading anything gory. But over the last three years I’ve become hooked on Lynda La Plante’s compelling Anna Travis stories. I was gripped the moment I read the first one, Above Suspicion, and have snapped up the rest the instant they’re out. I’m in luck because the seventh in the series, Blood Line, was published last week ...keep reading