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My debut novel ‘Secrets in the Dark’ has just been bagsied to read by Luna the cat before her human

My debut novel 'Secrets in the Dark' has just been bagsied to read by Luna the cat before her human even started to read it. 
 
The book is just published and available on Amazon as a Kindle or paperback.

I hope you will enjoy it as much as Luna and if so - I will be thrilled if you can spread the word on Amazon rated reviews and any social media.

Synopsis:
The Kings Road, Chelsea in 1970’s London is the epicentre for fashion, music and unlikely friendships - where it’s now cool for posh, privileged girls to mix outside their social circles. When two such teenagers meet and form a close and sisterly bond, their worlds are unexpectedly and suddenly torn apart as they each suffer personal traumas. Needing to escape London to hide their shameful secrets, they embark upon individual rollercoaster journeys of extreme highs and lows that take them to Paris, Los Angeles and the South of France, where men are rich, sex is a commodity, drugs are a way of life and a glamorous celebrity lifestyle is optional. 

‘A gripping page-turner that I just couldn’t put down.’

‘Ceril’s vivid descriptions of life on and around the Kings Road Chelsea in the ‘70s transported me back in time.

‘Absolutely immersed myself into this book, the twist at the end took me utterly by surprise.’



#1970's

The book is just published and available on Amazon as a Kindle or paperback.

I hope you will enjoy it as much as Luna and if so – I will be thrilled if you can spread the word on Amazon rated reviews and any social media.

Synopsis:
The Kings Road, Chelsea in 1970’s London is the epicentre for fashion, music and unlikely friendships – where it’s now cool for posh, privileged girls to mix outside their social circles. When two such teenagers meet and form a close and sisterly bond, their worlds are unexpectedly and suddenly torn apart as they each suffer personal traumas. Needing to escape London to hide their shameful secrets, they embark upon individual rollercoaster journeys of extreme highs and lows that take them to Paris, Los Angeles and the South of France, where men are rich, sex is a commodity, drugs are a way of life and a glamorous celebrity lifestyle is optional.

‘A gripping page-turner that I just couldn’t put down.’

‘Ceril’s vivid descriptions of life on and around the Kings Road Chelsea in the ‘70s transported me back in time.

‘Absolutely immersed myself into this book, the twist at the end took me utterly by surprise.’

#1970’s

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Small steps. . When life is tough don't give up.

Small steps.
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When life is tough don't give up.
It's easy in January to make all those unrealistic  resolutions and set yourself up to fail.
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So start your journey with small steps.
A step by step change of thinking.
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It could be that you want to:
Change your life.
Become fitter, healthier.
It could be anything........
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Start each day when you wake up to be grateful for 3 things in your life. That way the day will begin  on a positive note.
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Remove any negativity and replace with positivity and the possibilities of what you can achieve with each of those small steps.
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Be the master of your own destiny.
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Photo by @rory_photo .
Amazon women vintage top by Kenzo





#self-esteem
Small steps.
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When life is tough don’t give up.
It’s easy in January to make all those unrealistic resolutions and set yourself up to fail.
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So start your journey with small steps.
A step by step change of thinking.
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It could be that you want to:
Change your life.
Become fitter, healthier.
It could be anything……..
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Start each day when you wake up to be grateful for 3 things in your life. That way the day will begin on a positive note.
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Remove any negativity and replace with positivity and the possibilities of what you can achieve with each of those small steps.
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Be the master of your own destiny.
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Photo by @rory_photo .
Amazon women vintage top by Kenzo

#self-esteem

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What I do. . A press clip about me and my lifestyle, image and lifechange business from Mail on Sunday

What I do.
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A press clip about me and my lifestyle,  image and lifechange  business from Mail on Sunday You Magazine,  about people who can help change your life.
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What I do.
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A press clip about me and my lifestyle, image and lifechange business from Mail on Sunday You Magazine, about people who can help change your life.
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@grayshottspa Day #4

@grayshottspa 
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Breakfast: Scrambled egg and mushrooms.
Lunch: Soup and Thai chicken curry and vegs.
Dinner: Soup and salmon and vegs.
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Healthy low carb and protein food, no grains, no milk, all deliciously prepared, cooked and presented. .
Health regime treatments today
Epsom salts hydrotherapy bath
Detox castor oil liver pack .
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Breakfast: Scrambled egg and mushrooms.
Lunch: Soup and Thai chicken curry and vegs.
Dinner: Soup and salmon and vegs.
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Healthy low carb and protein food, no grains, no milk, all deliciously prepared, cooked and presented. .
Health regime treatments today
Epsom salts hydrotherapy bath
Detox castor oil liver pack .
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Good morning Friday!

Good morning Friday! .
It's important to always stretch before any exercise.
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But check with your personal trainer that you're stretching correctly as this pose is slightly exaggerated for the purposes of this pic. The more you can bring your hip forward and align the knees the better the stretch.
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It’s important to always stretch before any exercise.
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But check with your personal trainer that you’re stretching correctly as this pose is slightly exaggerated for the purposes of this pic. The more you can bring your hip forward and align the knees the better the stretch.
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Healthy breakfasts dont need to be boring and can be attractively plated and colourful

Healthy breakfasts dont need to be boring and can be attractively plated and colourful. .
Organic scrambled eggs, organic streaky bacon, smashed avocado with chillis, wilted spinach, roasted sweet potato. .
If you make each plate of food appealing, it can help you regulate portion control and also create each meal to be a more sensory total experience. Always eat and focus on what you're eating rather than watching TV or reading. It's not good to eat on the move. The brain won't register you have eaten and you will remain hungry.
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Eating with mindfulness can help remind the brain to send a timely message to the stomach when you are actually full.  This will stop you binge eating or over-eating and help you to to maintain an optimum healthy weight.
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Organic scrambled eggs, organic streaky bacon, smashed avocado with chillis, wilted spinach, roasted sweet potato. .
If you make each plate of food appealing, it can help you regulate portion control and also create each meal to be a more sensory total experience. Always eat and focus on what you’re eating rather than watching TV or reading. It’s not good to eat on the move. The brain won’t register you have eaten and you will remain hungry.
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Eating with mindfulness can help remind the brain to send a timely message to the stomach when you are actually full. This will stop you binge eating or over-eating and help you to to maintain an optimum healthy weight.
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The first photo of me is the before the treatment

The first photo of me is the before the treatment.
The last photo in this series of video clips and pics is the after treatments.
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Thank you @facegym for my lovely treatment
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My treatments shown here in my video clips are a signature electrical and an cryo oxygen.
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The session included:
a rigorous lifting manual massage, then a ball massage,  then the electrical current which very strong and definitely not relaxing, then a gentle massage with a comb type probe and then with a piece of jade and finally the oxygen cryo.
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My face now definitely has more definition after the treatment and my skin looks plumped and glowing. .
I would love to be able to treat my face and skin to this facial workout more regularly.
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I like to look good for my age without resorting to surgery, botox or fillers.  This treatment is definitely fabulous.
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These video clip have no filters.
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The last photo in this series of video clips and pics is the after treatments.
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Thank you @facegym for my lovely treatment
.
My treatments shown here in my video clips are a signature electrical and an cryo oxygen.
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The session included:
a rigorous lifting manual massage, then a ball massage, then the electrical current which very strong and definitely not relaxing, then a gentle massage with a comb type probe and then with a piece of jade and finally the oxygen cryo.
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My face now definitely has more definition after the treatment and my skin looks plumped and glowing. .
I would love to be able to treat my face and skin to this facial workout more regularly.
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I like to look good for my age without resorting to surgery, botox or fillers. This treatment is definitely fabulous.
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These video clip have no filters.
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This is an exciting week!

This is an exciting week! .
Filming for an ITV Newsnight Special for December transmission later this week
And then being photographed as part of a "real women" Ad Campaign.
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Watch this space! .
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Filming for an ITV Newsnight Special for December transmission later this week
And then being photographed as part of a “real women” Ad Campaign.
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Watch this space! .
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50pluslifestyle

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We all need some downtime to reboot each week

We all need some downtime to reboot each week.
This includes a weekly Pilates class for me. .
If we keep our bodies reasonably fit and eat healthily,  then when we are super busy we are still able to cope when life becomes stressful.
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This is an exercise from my Wednesday physio reformer pilates class.
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This Pilates exercise strengthens arms, helps the movement and flexibility of a tight upper back, works the tum, core and glute muscles, the inner thighs and needs balance to be able to stand, twist and bend over. .
It's more difficult than it looks, especially when it's done slowly with control, holding out the platform steadily before returning it back in.
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This includes a weekly Pilates class for me. .
If we keep our bodies reasonably fit and eat healthily, then when we are super busy we are still able to cope when life becomes stressful.
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This is an exercise from my Wednesday physio reformer pilates class.
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This Pilates exercise strengthens arms, helps the movement and flexibility of a tight upper back, works the tum, core and glute muscles, the inner thighs and needs balance to be able to stand, twist and bend over. .
It’s more difficult than it looks, especially when it’s done slowly with control, holding out the platform steadily before returning it back in.
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