I’m of Italian origin but I am named after Saint Patrick, the emerald isle’s patron saint. We all know that it is his feast day tomorrow. I am not religious but I have always had a soft spot for him. When I was little my Nonna (grandmother) gave me a little picture surrounded by a fake ivory frame of the famous saint. He is depicted treading a snake under his foot in reference to the legend that there are no snakes (but many saints) in Ireland.

So in commemoration of St Patrick and his connotations with Patrician Press, tomorrow should be a green day and my e-book ( paperless) of Food Fetish is free on Amazon Kindle for five days starting on 17th March 2o14:


Personally this has been a very difficult week for me, but as a one-person publisher and trying to write my third novel, I have to try and soldier on…