1:She is cute, and quite small.
2: She has really nice runners (that's trainers or sneakers to you non-micks)
3: Her girlfriend is obsessed with Jane Austen.
4: She has mixed feelings about the TV adaptation of Tipping the Velvet (she said a few critical things about it, especially the portrayal of Florence and the grotesque portrayal of the older lesbian characters but then quickly said that it was very good).
5: She drinks camomile tea.
6: She is a great person with whom to talk about 19th century fiction, especially Dickens and Wilkie Collins.
7: Her new book, which will be set in the '40s, won't be finished for a while, and she's reading loads of '40s books to get the right tone in her head.