Monthly Archives: May 2009

Tollerton Primary School

What a brilliant school I was invited to last week! I had the best time. Fantastic kids. Fantastic staff. Edible school dinner. What more can a visiting writer ask? It’s meeting classes like this that make me wish I hadn’t left teaching… but if I hadn’t left teaching, I wouldn’t meet classes like this… A […]

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Lincoln Griffins LFC Presentation Evening

I had the honour of presenting the end of season awards to the Lincoln Griffins Ladies FC last Friday. I’ve never done anything like this before and thoroughly enjoyed it, even if I did make a mess of the few words I uttered!  There are several squads in the Griffins, as the table buckling under […]

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Last chance to buy two classics

I suppose it was bound to happen sooner or later. The first book I had published,Vicious Circle, is going out of print together with Jade’s Story. Their sales just don’t cut the mustard.  It’s a shame but it’s the way it is in publishing. Bookshops only have so much shelf space and unless you are […]

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The Women’s FA Cup Final

I’m sorry, readers, but you’ll have to bear with me as my blogs become more and more football focused. I’m a bit immersed in it at the moment but I promise to flag up when I return to dragons and fairies. In the meantime, it was the Women’s FA Cup final yesterday (May 4th 2009)  […]

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GIRLS FC – my new series

Here come the girls! My new series for 8-12 year olds is now significantly advanced enough for me to write about.  The covers are done, the launch is being planned, the characters are all set… wahoo! Based around an U11s girls’ football team, the Parrs, the series is a mix of my usual reality-bites-but-with-laughs story-lines. […]


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