North West Culture People

The first North West Culture people person is Therese Robinson. Based in LA, I first met Therese in Derry at the launch of her debut novel, ‘India’s Summer’. I’m looking forward to a glass of vino with the said lady one day soon!

                                     North West Culture People
Name: Therese Robinson

Occupation: Writer

Describe yourself: An optimist

What is your best childhood memory? Ice cream lemonade floats at the beach
 in Omeath

What was your first job? Putting bottles on a conveyor belt in a bottling factory in
 Liverpool

What is your favourite film? ‘Riding in Cars With Boys.’

What is your top 3 favourite books? Howard’s End, Cheri, The Picture of Dorian Gray

What is your favourite method of relaxation? Swimming

What is your favourite possession? Baby grand piano

What is your favourite holiday destination? Juin les Pins

What makes you happy? Being with the people I love

What makes you sad? Saying ‘goodbye’

What annoys you? The gutter press

Who inspires you? The Dalaii Lama

What is the biggest risk you’ve ever taken? Emigrating to America

Who would you most like to invite to a dinner party? Elvis, Leonard Cohen, Elton
 John, WB Yeats, Oscar Wilde, George Bernard Shaw, Zelda Fitzgerald, Colette, 
Edith Piaf, Ines de la Fressange, Tina Turner, Sinead O’ Connor

What are you most passionate about? The people I love

How would you like to be remembered? Always and often in the hearts of many
If you’d like to know more about Therese, just follow her blog on Therese blogs. You won’t be disappointed.

Therese’s books India’s Summer and Letter From Paris are the perfect holiday read
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