My friend Jules and I set off on the train excited about attending our first big RNA event. Finishing touches were put to hair and makeup enroute, so apologies to everyone for the smell of nail varnish on the 16:56 to Euston.
|The beautiful IMechE Library|
Number One Birdcage Walk is a very impressive building with an even more impressive library. The perfect (and extremely hot) venue for the party.
|Organiser Jan Jones, Chair Katie Fforde, |
President Di Pearson
I apologise for the lack of shoe photos. It was very remiss of me, especially as there was some gorgeous footwear on display.
It was lovely to meet so many Romna, blog and Twitter friends and I can't wait for the next RNA event to do it all over again.
|Cara Cooper and friends|
Unfortunately there were people I saw from afar who
Even having to stand up for most of the journey home packed shoulder to shoulder with a lot of very subdued England fans (don't think the game went too well) could dampen our mood.
I feel privileged to be part of the New Writers' Scheme during the RNA's 50th anniversary year. The Winter Party was truly a fantastic evening, so thanks RNA. You are still 'Fabulous at Fifty'.
There are some lovely photos of the party on the RNA blog