Ali Harris

Ali Harris is a magazine journalist and has written for publications such as Red, ELLE, Stylist, Cosmopolitan and Company and was deputy features editor at No.1 women's magazine Glamour before leaving to write books and have babies. She lives in Cambridge with her husband and their two children.

Books by this Author

Written in the Stars
A Vintage Christmas
The First Last Kiss
Miracle on Regent Street

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Arianna Huffington has said it better than I can: 'Failure isn't the opposite of success, it's the stepping stone on the way to success'.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. People (ok, my husband) twiddling about with his iphone when I’m trying to talk to him. Obviously it is totally fine when I do it though…

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. That I managed to convince my husband to build a shoe shrine in the corner of our bedroom with lights and pretty wallpaper and everything

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Don’t stop Believin’ (cast of Glee) Made it through the Rain (Barry Manilow) ‘Defying Gravity’ (Wicked) Hold On (Wilson Philips) Anything is Possible (Will Young) Ooh there seems to be a rousing, uplifting, key change ‘failure isn’t an option’ theme emerging here…

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A.

The first cup of tea of the day, in bed, snuggled up with my husband and two kids is my own personal nirvana. Especially if both children have slept through till 7am… However, this does not include the occasions when my 2 year old dive bombs the bed and I end up covered in scalding hot tea.

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