International bestselling British author of 12 books & travel writer for www.holidaygoddess.com Tyne O’Connell blogs about what it takes to be a modern day dandy and elegant feminism for www.dandizettes.com
First published in 1996 by Hodder Headline UK and later by Bloomsbury USA & Piccadilly Press UK, her eccentric lifestyle has featured in Vogue, Elle, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, most UK newspapers, and been the subject for numerous documentaries. She is considered one of London’s best romantic comedy authors and one of an elite group of British Romantic Comedy authors that started writing in the mid 1990′s.
O’Connell’s stories are often set in Mayfair where she has lived most of her adult life and inhabited by mavericks and aristos at large. Born into an Irish Catholic Family she raised her three children in a three parent household with her ex-husband and husband. Their controversial Catholic family took out an entire pew at The Church of The Immaculate Conception on Farm Street earning her the nickname of Our Lady of Mayfair.
She is now a proud grandmother to one grandson.
Tyne O’Connell has contributed to the Girl’s Night In & Kid’s Night In series published by Penguin, the proceeds of which support War Child & No Strings. She is also a travel-writer for the Holiday Goddess series, published by Harper Collins.
Tyne is a leading authority on the Dandizette life. For more on Dandizettes, elegant-feminism and gentlewomen history visit www.dandizettes.com