Having recently spent a long week-end on the Isle of Wight I was surprised to discover how inspirational the island has been, and still is, to many writers. From Queen Victoria, who was inspired to write her letters and diaries whilst staying on the island at Osborne House to Poet Laureate, Alfred, Lord Tennyson who … Continue reading INSPIRATIONAL VISIT
This last two weeks has seen the start of the 'Cardiff Children's Literature Festival.' The event features Authors and Illustrators who bring a cast of colourful characters from the world of children's writing aimed predominately at youngsters aged 3-11. It features many well known, such as The Gruffalo and Harry Potter but also welcomes the … Continue reading CARDIFF CHILDREN’S LIT FEST
Well what a strange couple of weeks we've had down here on Cardiff Bay. The weather has been alternating between freezing cold and brilliant warm sunshine. And its only February! Saturday I worked at my laptop with the apartment door open it was that warm. Yet Sunday I was freezing due to the cold front … Continue reading THE BIG BANG THEORY
Well I am delighted to say I have received the first draft print copies of the second series of the Little Friends Picture Story Books - Garden Adventures. I have to say they are looking good but as is normal the print is all askew. Hey Ho that's the joy of POD which my publisher … Continue reading FINDING TIME TO WORK??
Well it's been quite an interesting time since I last wrote something here. For a start I am now another year older! I was going to put a comment about getting old but to be honest I'm not really bothered. I just keep telling myself (and everyone else) that I'm only 31. The reason for … Continue reading GREAT INTERVIEWS
As I reported recently, like the rest of the UK I have been caught up in this horrible flu virus that has been doing the rounds. It seems that people have been dying from the effects of it. Maybe the bugs are fighting us back. Or maybe we are trying too hard to be clean? … Continue reading I WAS ON CARDIFF RADIO!!
Well what a crazy Xmas break I've had. Unfortunately the week before Xmas just as I was looking forward to a relaxing few days away at the Botolph Hotel & Spa on a Musical Break I was struck with a virus. What started out as a mild sore throat has ended up with my now … Continue reading XMAS BREAK
What an interesting time I've had recently. Following the launch of the new versions of Woodland Adventures the first six books set from the Little Friends Picture Story book Series I attended St Teilos School Xmas Fair. I did feel sorry for the school as it decided to try and snow that day. And of … Continue reading ON RADIO
A good day at Cardiff Bay Book Fair on 30th November. Quite a number of authors in attendance. A great day had by all.
New book covers for the Little Friends Picture Story Books: Woodland Adventures Series