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Win ONE of FIVE Copies of ‘No thanks! I’m quite happy standing!’ By Virginia Ironside

This month you could be in with a chance of winning ONE of FIVE copies of ‘No thanks! I’m quite happy standing!’ By Virginia Ironside.

ABOUT THE BOOK:

Marie is turning 69 this year, but there are no signs of her slowing down – she has a new lodger (very into conspiracy theories), an intractable iPhone to wrestle with, and a trip to India to plan!

As usual the year brings plenty of challenges as well as opportunities. Marie is burgled, which sends the street into uproar. Ex-husband David is still around and getting rather too close for comfort. Marie’s cat Pouncer is starting to look rather peaky (her conspiracy-theorist lodger is convinced someone is poisoning him), and probably worst of all, it seems Gene is getting too old to want to hang out with his groovy granny any more. Maybe learning to paint graffiti and speak street slang will help win him back?

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Full of Virginia Ironside’s inimitable wit and featuring plenty of popular characters from this series, this is a hilarious and touching look at getting older from one of Britain’s sharpest observers of relationships.

VIRGINIA IRONSIDE is a journalist, agony aunt and author, and has recently taken to the stage with her one-woman show Growing Old Disgracefully. Directed by Nigel Planer, her ‘granny stand-up’ premiered at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2009 and she’s been touring ever since.

Virginia lives in London and has one son and two grandsons.

No, Thanks! I’m Quite Happy Standing is out now (Quercus, £8.99)

WE HAVE 5 COPIES TO GIVE AWAY – ENTER BELOW!

The results are in!

Congratulations to our winner
Christine Barnes, Janet Lennie, Christina McDowall, Alison Moriarty, and Val Gunn
We will contact you via email to assist in claiming your prize!

Thank you to all who entered, and good luck with our other competitions!

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Nutmeg
21st Jul 2017
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Thank you - I'm thrilled to have won!
trees
9th Jul 2017
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Sounds intriguing.
maryduff
9th Jul 2017
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Love Virginia Ironside
Pat Ball
8th Jul 2017
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Jeanne
8th Jul 2017
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sycamore1
8th Jul 2017
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I have always enjoyed reading Virginia Ironsides articles and look forward to reading her latest book.
Angie95
8th Jul 2017
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Cg53
8th Jul 2017
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Would-be a good holiday read while relaxing in Devon in a few weeks time
MissW52
7th Jul 2017
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Looks like a great book to read with a nice glass or two of wine in the garden.
pickledilly
7th Jul 2017
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Holiday reading here we come, fingers crossed
goldie22
7th Jul 2017
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Yes please good luck all xx
kaynotty
7th Jul 2017
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Great read for the holidays
Yorkshirejude
7th Jul 2017
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RosalindD
7th Jul 2017
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nice book heres hoping!
junentony
7th Jul 2017
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rockette
7th Jul 2017
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This looks like an excellent addition to the library!
Silvercelia
7th Jul 2017
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Sounds good, hope I'm lucky!
issy1234
7th Jul 2017
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SOUNDS LIKE A GOOD READ.
barbh
7th Jul 2017
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I've got all my digits crossed! I love a good read. Thanks to all at Silversurfers for giving us this opportunity. x
pidgeypony
7th Jul 2017
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Love reading REAL books, this seems my type, so Good Luck Everyone
willeyc
7th Jul 2017
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63 but get told of for doing to much and going to do to many meetings and all for free as they are all voluntary but I like having my say and asking orquard questions and putting people on the spot lol hahaha.
Katypee
7th Jul 2017
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As one granny to another I would love to read Virginia Ironside's book.
dotty dot
7th Jul 2017
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SusanW41
7th Jul 2017
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I turn 69 this year and I like to think I'm unstoppable, I may be able to pick up some tips lol x
warship1
7th Jul 2017
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Sounds like my kind of read
Fiona5356
7th Jul 2017
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Sounds like a good, fun read
Tricia Hildyard
7th Jul 2017
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A very funny lady, would look forward to reading the book
craftynan2
7th Jul 2017
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rosanne2
7th Jul 2017
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Perfect for Summer reading!
Huddle1
7th Jul 2017
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cant wait to read this!
cecil
7th Jul 2017
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Sounds a laugh!! Love books. X
SheilaB2
7th Jul 2017
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Great prize for a bookworm like me.
robsueread
7th Jul 2017
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Can't beat a good book.
judelark
7th Jul 2017
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Love a good book .
NickD
7th Jul 2017
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Looks to be a good read - looking forward to it!
Derbyshire Lass
7th Jul 2017
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Look forward to reading this sat in the sun with a glass of wine in the garden
Gilles1
7th Jul 2017
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Sounds good, look forward to reading this book
dstewart2
7th Jul 2017
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But a seat can be gie handy though.....
judie31
7th Jul 2017
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Look forward to reading this
judie31
7th Jul 2017
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chickenmike
7th Jul 2017
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Me and my wife will both enjoy this book. It sounds really good.
PennyR
5th Jul 2017
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sounds like a good read
Proud2B
4th Jul 2017
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oooh another good read. fingers crossed.
Addica
30th Jun 2017
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Sounds my type of book !
JudithB4
30th Jun 2017
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Sounds like a great read
lizory
30th Jun 2017
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My wife would love this.
JuneD
30th Jun 2017
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I love reading, and it would be a new author for me to try, thank you
keithknapman
29th Jun 2017
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It would be a nice gift for my daughter who cares for me.
YvonneK7
29th Jun 2017
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I have not read any of her books so am looking forward to reading it if i win
sail7seas
28th Jun 2017
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Love reading & this book looks like a good read
ktnic
27th Jun 2017
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Been meaning to try one of her books
Kes
27th Jun 2017
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Sounds like a really good red. Never read any of her books.
VadaH
27th Jun 2017
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Never happy standing.
JackieB52
27th Jun 2017
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I am not that Jackie!!!!
warship1
25th Jun 2017
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Could be reading this with a glass of French wine and Elton John in the background.Bliss.
joyce G
25th Jun 2017
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creative
24th Jun 2017
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Should be a riverting & funny read!
LesleyThomas
24th Jun 2017
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Not yet read anything by Virginia Ironside so winning this prize would be just great - fingers crossed
MissW52
24th Jun 2017
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I like to take a good book with me on holiday & I would take this one if I win.
RICHARD480
23rd Jun 2017
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I always enjoy Virginias books. They are a very good read
Canadian Fox
23rd Jun 2017
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Virginia Ironside - my kind of author
PaulW4
23rd Jun 2017
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l enjoy reading and also Music of the 50s 60s if you do also why not join us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/523951744421608/
1kevfp
23rd Jun 2017
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Wifes birthday soon so winning this will save me a few bob on a prezzy 😉
Sarahmather
23rd Jun 2017
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Always reading love a good book
kittikatte
23rd Jun 2017
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I love a good read!
bobd
23rd Jun 2017
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Some nice prizes here
burt69
23rd Jun 2017
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I have never read any of Virginia Ironsides books but after reading your snippet I will have to go and find them.
Dancer41
23rd Jun 2017
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Sounds like a good read!
Mike C
23rd Jun 2017
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sounds like a good book to have too read in in the littlest room in the house !!!!!.
AndreaS7
23rd Jun 2017
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Fingers crossed. I am sure that this will be a great read
Broncobermie
23rd Jun 2017
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I' an "oldie" so I am sure there will be lots to keep me amused and "young" !!
irishsurfer
23rd Jun 2017
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Fingers crossed that I might be lucky.
richcath40
23rd Jun 2017
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Love Virginia Ironside.
junentony
23rd Jun 2017
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Lovely read for a relaxing day
Anne Anderson
23rd Jun 2017
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Would be ideal to take on my hols.
Boycie1946
23rd Jun 2017
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szynal95
23rd Jun 2017
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Nice read for the wife
johntoothill
23rd Jun 2017
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Sounds a great read.
Janet Nicklin
23rd Jun 2017
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I found Virginia Ironside's book on bereavement very helpful so will appreciate this one.
Julie
23rd Jun 2017
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Being of "a certain age" this rings bells!
Gail571
20th Jun 2017
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My late mum would stand for those younger than her <3
jeanniev1
19th Jun 2017
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Haha! 69 in July this book has me written all over it.
Pink831
18th Jun 2017
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Tdm
11th Jun 2017
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thinking this is my wife would like this.
AnnM36
10th Jun 2017
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Sounds like my kind of book !
Proud2B
10th Jun 2017
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A good read would definitely be on the cards x

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