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Best-selling author Gill Sims shares with Cheltenham Why Mummy Doesn’t Give a ****



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Author of online sensation Peter and Jane and best-selling author of Why Mummy Drinks, the follow up Why Mummy Swears and her latest book, Why Mummy Doesn’t Give a ****, Gill Sims will be interviewed about her blog, books, characters and more when she visits Cheltenham Town Hall on Thursday 11 July at 7.30pm.

Gill, who is behind the hugely successful parenting blog and Facebook site, will read excerpts from her books and take questions from the audience at the event. Signed books will be available to purchase after the event.

“Why Mummy Drinks” spent over six months in the Sunday Times bestsellers Top Ten and was the number one bestselling debut hardback novel of 2017. Gill’s second book, Why Mummy Swears, published in early 2018, was a Number One Sunday Times bestseller for seven consecutive weeks and has spent a total of 18 weeks in the Top Ten. Since publication of her first book just over a year ago Gill has sold over half a million books.

About Gill’s latest book, Why Mummy Doesn’t Give a ****

Mummy has an idea… when she can get away from all the other ideas that the world is full of mums who go to advanced yoga classes, get tiddly on a half glass of white wine, and attend polite book clubs.

Mummy does not want to go quietly into that good night, of women with sensible haircuts who live only for their family and stand in the playground trying to trump each other by bragging about their offspring’s academic achievements, extracurricular activities, and their latest overseas holidays.

Instead, she clutches a large and full glass of wine, muttering ‘FML’ over and over again, until she remembers that great idea…

Gil lives in Scotland with her husband, two children and a rescue Border Terrier, who has his own social media following on Facebook and Instagram.

Tickets are available from the Cheltenham Town Hall box office by calling 0844 576 2210, visiting in person or online at

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