Monthly Archives: June 2014

World Book Day – Huddersfield here I come!

I’ve got a school visit with a difference for World Book Day this year. I’m a prize! As you may recall, I was invited to be a patron of the Huddersfield Town Foundation back in October. iphone x case butterfly … Continue reading

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Book Review: Daughters of Time

I’ve been catching up with my reading lately. I have devoured a few books for adults: Kate Atkinson’s award-winning Life After Life, Matt Haig’s brilliant The Humans and Look Me in the Eye by John Robison, a non-fiction title about … Continue reading

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Book Thieves and White Dogs

I have recently read, and enjoyed, two books set around World War II. The first was The Book Thief, Markus Zusak’s 2005’s international best seller. I hadn’t realised it was being made into a film until I saw a trailer … Continue reading

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Where did you get that hat? Summer Reading Challenge

Give us an ‘S’. blue phone case iphone 7 Give us an ‘R’. best iphone 6 s plus cases Give us a ‘C’. What have you got? SRC… which everyone knows stands for the Summer Reading Challenge. Yes, the Summer … Continue reading

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Lord Grey School, Bletchley

One sign of a successful author visit is if the school invites the author back. wesoo iphone 6 case Well, what can I say? After a brilliant day with Y7s at Lord Grey School in Bletchley last year, I made … Continue reading

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Glorious Gateshead

So yesterday’s author visit was north – always a good thing. I was in Gateshead this time, having been recommended to Gateshead Library Services after my event delivering the Premier League Reading Stars scheme at St James’ Park back in … Continue reading

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10/10 for St Peter’s C of E

I had a fabulous school visit to St Peter’s C of E School in East Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, today. starwars phone case iphone 7 The school was buzzing with excitement about my visit, thanks to the sterling efforts of Mrs Marston. … Continue reading

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Super Spalding!

Well, I began the week with a great author visit and I finished it with one. more case iphone 6 Yesterday entailed meeting head teacher Mr Rushton and staff and pupils at Spalding Parish C of E Day School. This … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014

In case you missed it because you live on a desert island or you hate football (in which case, you might want to Google another writer but please come back after July 13th) – England kick off their World Cup campaign in Brazil tonight … Continue reading

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Great Uncle Charlie

When I was little I used to live across the road from my great grandma. bubble wrap phone case iphone 8 She had a council bungalow on Oak Avenue in Garforth. It was always neat and tidy, just like my … Continue reading

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