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The Wednesday Poetry Corner: Bellamy The Butterfly

As this is The Wednesday Poetry Corner, and I am celebrating reading Bellamy The Butterfly at Wisley Gardens this weekend, I thought I would give you a snippet of the … Continue reading

July 30, 2014 · 8 Comments

Butterfly Week: The Butterfly Effect!

All this week, to celebrate reading Bellamy The Butterfly at Wisley Gardens, I will be posting different snippets about how butterflies inspire alliteration, poetry and metaphor. Today, I reflect on … Continue reading

July 29, 2014 · 3 Comments

Poem For Wisley Gardens by Niamh Clune

I am so excited to be reading my books at beautiful Wisley Gardens tomorrow. Biddle The Bee will accompany me to the wonderful gardens, set in the heart of Surrey. … Continue reading

July 25, 2014 · 8 Comments

Story Corner With Dr. NanaPlum: Painshill Park & The Honey Bee Festival

  It was such a treat to read my Biddle The Bee story at The Painshill Honey Bee Festival at the weekend. Painshill Park is a beautiful, 18th century garden … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · 4 Comments

Story Corner With Dr. NanaPlum: Opening Lines

Great opening lines should hook the reader, drawing them immediately into the story. These days, our language tends to be less grammatically correct, but perhaps less cumbersome. Personally, I love … Continue reading

July 8, 2014 · 13 Comments

Story Corner With Dr. NanaPlum: The Hero in us.

 “If you are interested in stories with happy endings, you would be better off reading some other book.” Now! Don’t these opening lines capture the imagination immediately? Of course, you … Continue reading

July 1, 2014 · 4 Comments

Story Corner With Dr. NanaPlum

May I be bold? May I be brash? I’m not asking you for cash. All I ask is a little click, A little like, a little tick. I have a … Continue reading

June 3, 2014 · 2 Comments
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