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Debbie Flint

one of the Best Bloopers of my career - you couldn't make it up!
15 September 2016

When you've had over thirty years in TV you inevitably come up against some mishaps live on air. Apart from the infamous NoNo cream blooper that made it on to it'll be Alright on the Night, this classic just popped up on youtube - one of the most unbelievable bloopers ever! #couldntMakeItUp! lol - it genuinely happened this way too! Watch... 

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 And another from Dale years ago, along the same lines! hehe!

 click here.

Anyway, hope you've had a good week - how amazing has this weather been? From sultry sweltering days to storm-ridden nights. This was the rain outside my back door on Thursday night - click here. The choccies were not very happy with the thunder, so I gave them lots of hugs!

Book of the Week Please Don’t Stop the Music by Jane Lovering – she writes a witty tale, so I’ve started listening to another by her on audiobook – more here on my Read it Write it Sell it blog on my website - plus info about the York writing festival. AND how to join me on the next Julie Cohen writing retreat for writers in Bristol in March!

Sugar escapes thru the 1960s net as industry pays experts to demonise saturated fat instead. Regulars will know how I've been writing on health topics for several years now, on my Back to You health blogs on my website. Well, one of the topics that's always befuddle dme is why it took so long for the Health Departments to realise about sugar. Well, this week it all came out.

It's official - they've released previously unseen papers showing that there was a deliberate ploy to divert attention away from sugar. It was back in the 1960s, in some of the earliest studies - when they could have stated it was sugar as well as Saturated fat which was at the heart of the health problems. They didn't, and so set the wheels in motion away from the worst culprit, blaming just fat, wrongly, and resulting in the exact opposite of the target to cut soaring health problems and cut cases of metabolic syndrome. The cases have increased since 1982 when the US FDA announced fat was to blame and 'low fat' foods began replacing the missing taste with more and more sugar . So if you still know someone who keeps saying 'this is good it's low fat', get them to do some research, including watching 'sugar the bitter truth' or my guide 'aids to cutting back sugar' on my website. Here's the full New York Times report read it here.

On a lighter note, I'm really excited because of a new project I'm working on - and of course getting my book French or Dutch finished to go off to a few specific people who are waiting for it. More soon - or soonish!

And here's the latest QVC blog - if you like finding out about offers before other people - go here to see tons of  sneaky peeks and a funny blooper from my hilarious mate Charlie Brook this week on air. See it all here.

Am off to a wedding at the weekend - let's hope the rain holds off! Then to Devon till Tuesday - squeee!

Have a fab week.



 ps My books - For the full list of my fiction and non fiction novels, novellas, short stories - info and links to buy them just go here. or see below.

 As usual, here’s the round up of my own titles! I’d appreciate a review on Amazon (go here) and Goodreads (go here)! Enjoy! x

eBooks  - all available on Amazon – paperback or eBook (kindle or kindle app or kindle on PC or Mac)

 paperbacks – five fiction titles all available in paperback – via Amazon – see below.



HAWAIIAN TRILOGY (2013/4) – romantic fiction in either steamy or PG options!

Book 1 Hawaiian Escape Steamy or Hawaiian Escape PG, the prequel to Hawaiian Affair - is now available on Amazon in eBook or paperback in both PG original and steamy (just released last week!).

Book 2 Hawaiian Affair Steamy - now called Take a Chance on Me, with Choc Lit publisher  available on Amazon. Paperback coming to shops Dec 2015! yay!

Book 3 Hawaiian Retreat - Helen's Story - Just click this link to see steamy version. Paperback also available

  DIARY OF A WANNABE SHOPPING CHANNEL PRESENTER – a stand alone story – Bridget Jones meets Alan Partridge meets Eddie Murphy in ‘Holy Man’ –click here to buy Ebook on amazon, and click here to buy paperback



 ‘When Dreams Return’ (2014) – spooky romantic short story – when Chelle’s pal Sara gets her to conjure up her ideal man with a full moon magic spell, she gets more than she bargained for… also appears in Hocus Pocus anthology.

The Valentine’s Surprise (2010) is a short story proving it’s never too late to find your Sir Galahad!

 Also – for Hallowe’en – an anthology of short spooky stories by 13 authors including many new shorts and my When Dreams Return in paperback! Hocus Pocus ’14 – ebook or paperback.

 'Battle of the Exes', written for Valentine's Day 2015, features in 'Roses are Red' anthology of six short stories on Amazon ebook and paperback too.


 Till the Fat Lady Slims 2.0 – the ‘When’ Diet - is my semi-autobiographical weight loss book – updated for 2014 to include the latest thinking about nutrition. Learn how to eat like slim people do.

 Go here to get Till the Fat Lady Slims 3.0 – Tips and Tale to Inspire on amazon

Go here to get its predecessor (read 2.0 first) Till the Fat Lady Slims 2.0 – the When diet on amazon



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