Launching THE SAPPHIRE CHILD with the senses of INDIA!

My Five Senses of India: A Guest Post by Janet MacLeod Trotter, Author of The Sapphire Child

On publication day, I wanted to share this post that celebrates the senses of India and has allowed me the chance to revisit the India of my memories at a time when travel isn’t possible. I hope you enjoy it!

The Sapphire Child – on sale now


Ancestors, Afghan coat and adventure! ‘Staying In’ – feature on Linda’s Book Bag Blog today!

INTHEFARPASHMINAMOUNTAINS-MACLEODTROTTER-26220-CV-FTLinda runs an award-winning book blog and today gave me the chance to talk about my latest novel, IN THE FAR PASHMINA MOUNTAINS and what inspired it ….

via Staying in with Janet MacLeod Trotter

Landour – A Beautiful Offbeat Hill Station

Love India’s hill stations? Read this interesting blog post on a little known gem …

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Born and brought up in a beautiful hill station (Nainital) myself, there is something about these small towns that attracts me and they are my first pick every time I want a vacation. My friends don’t understand why after spending 20 years in Nainital, I still crave to be in the hills – well, you need to have lived there to know it yourself. One of my favorite hill stations in the Northern part of India is ‘Landour’ – not known to a lot of people, a quiet cantonment town about 6kms (3.7 miles) from Mussoorie, Uttarakhand. Home to Ruskin Bond, Mussoorie’s best kept secretis tailor made for people like me that love spending time away from the hustle bustle.

It’s a 7 hour drive from New Delhi making it a perfect weekend getaway.

Places to stay: There are many small cottages and hotels around the place, but ‘La…

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