It will not have escaped regular readers' notice that the Romantic Novelists' Association has been busy celebrating its fiftieth birthday all year.
Fabulous at Fifty, a fascinating selection of reminiscences from 1960-2010 (psst - do you know how we identify historical romances? They are set pre-1960, ie pre-RNA).
It was just fabulous. And judging by the great fashionable lunches of the past,
some of us are keeping up traditions.
(There was chocolate too)