Notes From Cathy

  • 21
    Sep

    Outliers

    14th July…just finished reading Malcolm Gladwell’s Outliers. What a fabulous book. He’s one of the world’s most influential thinkers and this humane and enlightening book looks at precisely what circumstances have created the world’s most successful people. It’s about how ordinary people can do extra-ordinary things. Compelling. I have just run out and bought The Tipping Point and Blink, his two other books. ... read more

  • 18
    Sep

    What I've been watching

    4th July…watched Burn After Reading. I love the Coen Brothers. I love any film that makes me laugh, basically. But for purely mad Irish humour, the Father Ted episode with Bishop Brennan and the rabbits…. Classic. Although most episodes of Frasier will make me howl too. ... read more

  • 18
    Sep

    Quick Reads

    17th August…..Frantically writing my Quick Read book which is out Spring 2010. At the start, I had this lovely idea what the book was about. Somehow now, I have no clue. There ought to be a syndrome for this. The It Sounded Like A Fabulous Idea Last Month Syndrome. I hope I’m not the only writer this happens to. I daresay I should write a précis of the plot and stick it to the computer screen, but to be honest, this wouldn’t work either. Because ... read more