Give yourself books for Mother’s Day!

OK, I know it isn't Mother's Day everywhere (e.g. it isn't in the UK, where I have consequently had to make my OWN cup of tea). However, books are always good, and P.D. Workman has curated a great collection of cozy mysteries, literary fiction, and women's fiction to browse (see if you can spot mine!). …

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Beautiful floral bedding for spring: a marketing email that misfired

'Beautiful floral bedding for spring' is the title of an email I received a few days ago from M&S (Marks & Spencer, if you're unfamiliar with the brand). My initial reaction was 'Is this supposed to be for me?': I suspect that isn't quite what M&S were aiming for. When I voiced my 'whuh?' on social media …

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