Happy Hogmanay – guest post – author Helen Fairfax

Happy last day of the year to all my followers and friends. I’ve just interviewed Helena Fairfax over on The New Romantic Press’s blog. I hope you will read this extract and then go over there and check out the blog for yourself. Happy New Year for when it arrives and the best to you and your family. Lizzie xx

New Romantics Press

I hope you will all be staying up until past midnight to welcome in the new year. In our house, my husband Dave leaves by the front door well before the first stroke of midnight carrying a silver coin, bread, salt, coal, evergreen, and a wee dram, which represent financial prosperity, food, flavour, warmth, long-life, and good cheer.  2017-11-02 10.15.57When I was growing up in Scotland it was considered bad form to go to bed before midnight and I still adhere to that. Nowadays, church bells are usually drowned out by fireworks, and the chimes of Big Ben on the television. However, I still view Hogmanay as a time for reflection and contemplation when we raise a glass to absent friends, and then stride forward into the new year with renewed hope and optimism. I’m not a great one for new year resolutions, I’m usually happy to settle for love…

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About Lizzie Lamb

I write contemporary women's fiction mostly based in Scotland with hot heroes, feisty heroines and always a happy ending. Along with three other authors - Adrienne Vaughan, June Kearns and Margaret Cullingford - I formed the New Romantics Press under which all our books are published.

Posted on December 31, 2017, in Lizzie's Scribbles. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. A very Happy New Year to you and yours, Lizzie!!
    Keep blazing that trail. xxx

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