Book Launch

After nearly two years of work, my book is being released on April 21st and I can’t believe how quickly the time has passed. It’s all going Wonderfully Well tells the story of my relationship with my Dad, his journey to becoming a famous actor, losing him to a degenerative illness and the grieving process. I am doing an event on April 15th at Soho House, where I’ll be interviewed by journalist Larushka Ivan-Zadeh. I’ll be sharing my memories of Dad, talking about the process of writing the book and the amazing people I met along the way, including Judi Dench, Ray Winstone and Robert Zemeckis. The price of the ticket includes a copy of the book. It would be great to see you there. Rosa xx Feature image courtesy of Lloyd Dobbie.

Make-up Therapy

I rarely get time to myself, even though I work from home a lot, I’m usually occupied with the business of writing my book. Anyone who’s written a book will understand how tiring the process is – to quote Ernest Hemingway, ‘There’s nothing to writing. All you do is sit at a typewriter and bleed.’ Not that I consider myself to be in the same universe as Hemingway, but the great man had a point. I like doing my make-up and listening to music as a form of therapeutic release. At the moment I have Hozier’s album on repeat. This season there’s a big trend for purple eyeshadow. It’s actually not as scary as it seems, soft shades of lilac and lavender with touches of purple are rather flattering. I like to apply a cream eyeshadow as […]

Writer’s Boots

At the moment I am up to my eyes in work; I’m writing a book which is taking up most of my time and energy but I’m determined to keep my blog rumbling along. This being said, I realised that this is my third shopping post this week. Whilst showcasing my favourite things to buy is all fun and good, it’s not what I set out to do here. Hopefully, normal service will resume in the next few weeks. I’m really looking forward to completing the book, anyone who thinks writing involves sitting at a desk, happily tapping away at a keyboard is sorely mistaken. It’s a laborious slog. To quote Ernest Hemingway ‘There’s nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.’ However, I’ve no right to complain; I’m very fortunate to have […]