Monthly Archives: May 2018

Bookshop signing Saturday May 26th

Bookshops come in many shapes and sizes. Some are vast, ultra modern spaces covering several floors, others are small and quirky with fusty smelling rooms and books piled waist-high in random places. There’s one in Retford, Nottinghamshire, that’s a wee … Continue reading

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Match of the Day

I was so chuffed to find ‘Do Goalkeepers Wear Tiaras?’ featured in last week’s issue (8-14th May) of Match of the Day magazine.  I’m in at number 5 of ‘the best new swag’ for that week. It’s great to see … Continue reading

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Record crowd at Women’s FA Cup Final 2018

It was great to see the attendance at the Women’s FA Cup Final on 5th May was a record-breaking 45,423.  That’s a massive achievement considering attendance had slumped to 4,988 in 2013. Someone on Twitter sneered that he didn’t see what … Continue reading

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Dear Millicent Fawcett (Suffragist)

Dear Millicent Fawcett, First of all, huge congratulations on becoming a statue!  And in Parliament Square, of all places. How does it feel to be immortalized in bronze?  You were on a postage stamp once, too, but a statue – … Continue reading

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Welcome back, Girls FC! We love you!

How terrific is this? Those fabulous people at Walker Books are re-issuing the first 4 titles in my Girls FC series.  Best news of all is that books 1 & 2 ‘Do Goalkeepers Wear Tiaras?’ and ‘Can Ponies Take Penalties?’ are … Continue reading

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