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I was sad to discover children’s writer James Riordan has died of a brain tumour. He was 76. Jim was a lovely guy. I met him at an author party at Oxford University Press. I don’t know how we got chatting but I’m so glad we did. Beneath that debonair appearance was a down-to-earth bloke who liked a drink […]
Well, they’re in, they’re varnished and they’re full. My new fitted bookshelves look great. Richard, the joiner who made them in his workshop, brought them in two pieces: Then he fitted them. It took him all day but he did a grand job. I spent yesterday morning varnishing them with my own fair hands. I used […]
Tom Palmer has started a new blog about football. It’s aimed at children who like reading football fiction. He wants as many writers to contribute as possible. I was honoured to be asked first. Check it out on: http://goallines.blogspot.com and leave a comment (a nice one, please) .