‘How did you get the name Arthur?’ The question was asked of me at a recent charity dinner. I blinked at the man, and so did the rest of the table. Question marks hung over our heads. There was embarrassed silence, crickets and tumbleweeds, the works. Then, after a minute, my friend said, ‘Oh, no, I said author!’ on
Sydney Smith is one of the new fabulous people in my life and I feel like the luckiest person on the planet. It’s as though I’ve been given a second chance at life. Through this reincarnation – the one from administrator to author – I’ve met the most wonderful people and made friendships I know I’ll have forever. on