Monthly Archives: April 2009

Oxford Literary Festival 2009

I appeared at the Oxford Literary Festival the other week with Penny Dolan (seen here outside the Junior Common Room of Christ Church, where the festival took place). I’m telling you, we were both as nervous as anything. Our talk ‘Reality vs Fantasy’ was timetabled for 10.00 a.m. on the Saturday morning. I mean, who’s […]

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Danny Olge’s School Closes

Unless you live in Besthorpe, Nottinghamshire, the news that the village school has closed won’t mean much to you but I’m pretty sad about it. My book ‘There’s Only One Danny Ogle’ (OUP 2001) was based on my teaching experiences at Besthorpe Primary School in the early 1990s.   I taught there three mornings a week […]

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