Monthly Archives: September 2013

Summer Reading Challenge Books

Pupils from Class 4 at Ysgob Esgob Morgan have been writing to me on our cool and exclusive Patron of Reading blog about some of the books they read for the Summer Reading Challenge. Big thanks to the two Mega Blog Monitors, Martha … Continue reading

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Books Not Cuts! The big march through Lincoln

It takes a lot to get a writer to leave the comfort of their imagination and go out into the real world but on Saturday I had no choice. I joined 400 other people from Lincoln on a protest march … Continue reading

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The British Library

I was lucky enough to have a guided tour of the British Library earlier this week. What a phenomenal building.  Situated close to St Pancras Station, it’s an ideal place to browse if you are waiting for a train. Oh, … Continue reading

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FA Girls’ Football Festival

So, how do writers spend their Saturdays? Well, this one spent Saturday in Peterborough at Netherton United FCs super ground selling Girls FC books at one of the FA’s Girls’ Football Festivals. The FA is running events like this up … Continue reading

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Ten Things Found In A Writer’s Brain….

I had a school visit with a difference today; running creative writing workshops with teachers instead of pupils. Now there’s a challenge! Conscious of how traumatic it is for teachers going back to school after the summer break, I tried … Continue reading

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