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Croatia Bound (to be fun)

Jacob's ladder, in the famous dream, stretches from Earth to the heavens, and fittingly I met Jacob when we were about to fly to Croatia. Although only six months old, Jacob bleeped on going through the metal detector at Manchester airport. The guards frisked him,...

Ellie’s Review

Many thanks to Ellie for her wonderful 5* review on Amazon. You are a 5* reader, Ellie! The Serpent of Eridor: Alison Gardiner: 9781784620783: Books I loved this book because it has a very friendly hamster like my own. This book is filled with danger and...

Website Update

Watch this space! Fab updates to go live soon: videos, blog page, gallery, teachers' resources. So looking forward to it.

Agents Party SCBWI

What a fabulous event I attended last evening. SCBWI threw an agent's party for writers and illustrators to meet selected literary agents in London at the Royal Overseas League. SCBWI members are just fabulous; so friendly enthusiastic and so willing to help each...

Would Tolkien have enjoyed Harry Potter

I was saddened to hear that one of my old school teachers, Miss Sturgis, had died. She was an amazing motivator and I'm grateful for her teaching even today. I consider myself very lucky to have been taught by her. She took a close interest in all her pupils and I...

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