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Heather Gartside

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Heather Gartside was raised in the English countryside, but has travelled, worked and lived all over the world. After an art college education her career blossomed when she moved to Paris, and an appreciative France catapulted her to fame and fortune creating decoration for The Conran Shop and subsequently Louis Vuitton stores worldwide. Heather’s eclectic career has touched on many different disciplines: as a writer, a photographer, teacher and artist. She strives to “smudge the edges” in her work and brings painterly and biographical elements into her prose, and a tinkling lyricism to her images. Heather currently lives with her family in Denmark and is working on her second novel, “Into The Middle Distance.” Once again she crosses discip ...more

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Reflecting the journey to writing and publishing a book. Here’s a bit of eye candy – more of the hundreds of images that I’ve created and launched on an unsuspecting public, accompanied by some withering observations the book publishing industry – served with a flourish and a pinch of sea salt!
























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Scent of Summer Magnolia by Kat George
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On the Road by Jack Kerouac
“[...]the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars and in the middle you see the blue centerlight pop and everybody goes “Awww!”
Jack Kerouac
In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan
“You are what what you eat eats.”
Michael Pollan
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I think that I shouldn't rate my own book! What a nube...I will give it every star though ;-)
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It's rather hard for me to write a review, as it's my own book :-) Although based along the same lines as the first edition - with a recipe inspiring memories from our protagonist, Alice Bonneville-Beck. It's a fluid read, with a great new cover and ...more
Rice Pudding in a Duvet by Heather Gartside
"I had the most delightful time reading this novel, not least because I love a great story and truly evocative writing but because I also love food! I am a person who loves to read cookbooks. I will often sit with one on my knee at night and read r..." Read more of this review »
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Sinclair Lewis
“The cocktail filled him with a whirling exhilaration behind which he was aware of devastating desires—to rush places in fast motors, to kiss girls, to sing, to be witty. ... He perceived that he had gifts of profligacy which had been neglected.

—chapter 8”
Sinclair Lewis, Babbitt
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“Every man is a king so long as he has someone to look down on.”
Sinclair Lewis, It Can't Happen Here

Kate Chopin
“There was no despondency when she fell asleep that night; nor was there hope when she awoke in the morning.”
Kate Chopin, The Awakening

J.M. Coetzee
“A book should be an axe to chop open the frozen sea inside us.”
J.M. Coetzee, Summertime
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“She gives him what he can only call a sweet smile. 'So you are determined to go on being bad. Mad, bad, and dangerous to know. I promise, no one will ask you to change.”
J.M. Coetzee, Disgrace




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