It was a dreary Saturday morning, cold and wet. The store was unusually crowded with people taking shelter and browsing amongst books. The ladies at the Children’s department – Alex, Dorcia and Hannah, were friendly and welcoming. I met many interesting people and even managed to sell some books. There were children from Queen Eleanor’s Junior school, The Chandler Cof E Junior school, Pennthorpe school and even one from Northwood. I met an interesting grandmother who had also been to Convent school and her four sons had been through Cranmore school just like my boys.

It was a comfort to see some familiar faces as well although I could not stop and chat for long as there were book marks to give out and children to talk to. The children enjoyed the colouring and word searches and talked to me about my books. I feel very lucky to have had the opportunity to have been at Waterstones once again and would like to thank Jessica Sage for giving me the opportunity. For all those who have bought my book I look forward to hearing your comments here on my website or on Amazon.

Anjali Mittal