Monthly Archives: November 2011

Anglesey Primary School and the ‘Booked’ Project

I had my last writing session with the Y5 pupils at Anglesey Primary School in Burton-on-Trent yesterday. The three days were part of the Booked! Project run by Staffordshire Library Services and linked to Burton Albion FC. The idea was … Continue reading

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And so the end is near… Girls FC 12

I began the final book in the Girls FC series today. It seems a long time ago that I sat down and planned my stories about an U11s girls’ football team but finally, here I am, on book 12. Book … Continue reading

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England v Serbia

I went to watch England Women take on Serbia at football on Wednesday. It was a qualifier for Euro 2013. I must admit that as the day wore on and it grew dark and cold I was having second thoughts about whether … Continue reading

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Let’s talk mincemeat…

If you want to read my blog (and why wouldn’t you?) about how the mighty Huddersfield Town broke the league record for the longest run of matches without a defeat go to the Goal lines blogspot . Meanwhile, in case you hadn’t noticed, … Continue reading

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Take 15 Y5s, a writer, a library service and a football club

I had one of the best school events ever yesterday as part of Staffordshire Library Services Booked! Project. As part of the project I’ve been invited in to work with a group of Y5s at Anglesey Primary School in Burton-upon-Trent.  The aim … Continue reading

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Once upon a time, when I was fourteen…

I woz ‘ere: The Marriott Hotel, Northampton (photo from www.lodging-world.com) Saturdays are usually for football and shopping in the Pielichaty household but instead I got up at 6.00 am (ouch) and drove in fog for two hours to Northampton on … Continue reading

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Reads United at Baysgarth

The final Reads United session of the year took place at Baysgarth School in sunny Barton-upon-Humber today. Lindsay Codd, another one of those cool, keen and committed school librarians I keep coming across, hosted this one. First in were Y5s and … Continue reading

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Branston Community Academy: Library Lovers

I was one of three guest authors at the opening of the Young Adult extension of Branston Community Academy’s library today. Dawn Andrew, from the English  department, has worked tirelessly to develop a love of reading at the school. This has … Continue reading

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