Not only does she have the witty retorts and snack enthusiasm and mischievous manners, she has nice hair and very colourful frocks – which we ALL know are important things to have.
this is her. yup. #FringeGoals
So, Charlotte was hanging out with the cool kids (she’s a publishing Publicity Manager), and I was quite excited to find myself in the lift with her and a much beloved children’s author at one point. Writer’s festivals are like that. Hob nob city, guys.
Earlier, on that cool-kids-in-the-lift-day, I had even found myself in a car with Magda Szubanski.
It was apparently a day for being in small spaces with interesting types.
Unforts, as a huge Kath and Kim fan, I was too shy to chat properly to her.
I was thinking she was thinking “WHO THE HELL IS THIS WOMAN IN MY CAR, festival people?!” So mostly I just took furtive glances at her (she was in front seat, I was in back seat) and tried not to let anyone see my eyes were bugging out. I think I grinned disconcertingly, too.
Suffice to say she might have thought I was medicated. I definitely blew it. But I’m okay with that.
Anyway, back to Charlotte.
Today is the day BAKEREE is officially released and I am so thrilled to share what @luisabrimble and I have created with you all. To celebrate, I'm giving away some of my favourite things. The first prize i'm giving away? A $200 kitchen and homewares pack from my beloved @marimekkoaustralia. They're offering five items from their infamous (and my favourite) Unikko collection to one lucky winner. To enter, simply purchase your copy of BAKEREE via my website, charlotteree.com, before December 12. Link in my bio. And to all of you that pre-ordered, firstly, thank you. You'll have woken to your very own copy in your inbox. (And don't worry, you've all been entered into the giveaway too!) #mybakeree
So, after the festival and the lift and some chatty time in the hotel bar, I started following Charlotte on social media and soon realised she was a genius.
Then I found out she’s just made a pretty amazing eBook – called BAKEREE – for people who like sweet things and NOW my eyes are bugging out once again. Probably I am grinning wildly again, too.
If this convoluted story has piqued your interest, and you are keen to find out more, you can catch a proper glimpse at Charlotte’s book (which is just $10!) over here.
You might like to follow her on Instagram too, because she seems to have heaps of cool prizes to give away as part of the book release celebration type thingys.
Bloody good one, Charlotte.
*weakly fights urge to bake and demolish sticky cakes and fruity things*
PS – the delicious photos in Charlotte’s eBook are by the very clever and creative Luisa Brimble.
PPS – not a sponsored/contra post! Just a very good thing I thought you would like!!