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Elinor Florence (Company name) Elinor Florence

My Writing Life

My New Year's Resolutions were much easier to define with this handy-dandy exercise. It helped me come to grips with my goals for the next twelve months.

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The royal family and I go back a long way, since I've been fascinated with them since my earliest memory. Here’s a personal history of my lifelong association with this unique clan.

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Beating the covid blues during a cold Canadian winter is no easy feat. Reading novels is just one of several ways I’m keeping myself entertained.

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People often ask whether the woman on the book cover of Bird’s Eye View is a real person, so here’s a peek into the lengthy design process for all three of my book covers.

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Dear Friends: Welcome to my home office overlooking Lake Windermere, where I AM WRITING A NEW BOOK! I'll be spending most of my time here until the book is finished, so I'd like to share some photos with you.

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Dear Friends: I am so excited about my invitation to Danesfield House Hotel next May, the setting for my wartime novel Bird’s Eye View, for a book signing! This gorgeous white chalkstone mansion, pictured on the back cover of my book, located one hour west of London near Henley-on-Thames, was the headquarters of aerial photo […]

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My thrifting life took an uptick recently, when I found this lovely Early’s Witney Point trading blanket at my favourite thrift shop in Parksville, on Vancouver Island.   My Trading Blanket It happened like this: I spotted the bright red blanket across the floor at SOS (short for Society of Organized Services) in Parksville, and […]

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Dear Friends: I’m enjoying life in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, and feeling nothing but sympathy for my fellow Canadians, who are suffering under an icy white blanket. The sunsets here aren’t as lovely as those on the prairies, but since we never see the sun set at our home in the mountains, the evening sky looks darned good to us! This is our granddaughter […]

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