I had wondered about writing a shameless piece of self-promotion, itemising all the advantages of ‘Peacehaven’ for writers seeing as Jo Franklin is here as I write – but I couldn’t… Continue reading
Zoe Jakes performing to Beats Antique. Tribal Fusion belly dance.
This post came about from considering the comments of two friends/colleagues: namely
Vivienne Dacosta (Serendipity Viv of Serendipity Reviews) and Joanne Harris. Continue reading
It feels really odd to be reviewing on here, not on
Serendipity Reviews ! But I have Viv Dacosta’s permission – because it’s all for Tommy. Continue reading
… Switch Off from my Blog and Go Out and Do Something Less Boring Instead? Continue reading
I love fun, spooky things – and they don’t get more fun and spooky than Mr Tommy Donbavand.
My new friend Gilli Fryzer, and Neil Gaiman
I was lucky enough to be one of the listeners at
Neil Gaiman‘s short story masterclass c/o The Word Factory. Among the many points that made me think was his continuing need to outwit himself in order to create. Continue reading
Not so much a full-blown questionnaire – more of a sprinkle of queries.
A few practical ideas for my friends in the world of children’s books.
The Queen smiles as she greets Archbishop of York, John Sentamu as she arrives for
Maundy Thursday Service at York Minster Chris Jackson/Getty Images via Daily Telegraph.
This Lent I tried to give up two of my psychological props with rather mixed success. This Maundy Thursday, I’m reflecting on how it’s gone so far.
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