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Poetry Guest Interview – Irish writer Kerrie O’Brien

Originally posted on Linda Ibbotson I Poet:
Contemplating the Muse No. 17 Linda Ibbotson Thomas Merton. “Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” With…

April 11, 2018 · 1 Comment

Teachers LOVE it!

I was thrilled to receive such a lovely review of my personalised alphabet book from Ready Steady School: an organisation dedicated to helping children become school ready. Here’s what they … Continue reading

April 9, 2018 · 3 Comments

Choo Choo all aboard the Alphabet Train!

Originally posted on Fraser’s Fun House:
Reading is an integral part of who I am, it’s been a passion since a very young age and I have always been…

April 5, 2018 · 2 Comments

Martin Luther King: Inspiring Children’s Stories

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” Martin Luther King.   I remember crying my eyes out … Continue reading

January 15, 2018 · 5 Comments

Make Your Dreams Come True Day

I simply couldn’t resist the fact that today is: Make Your Dreams Come True Day! What a great day to celebrate. Of course, having dreams is also about imagination. Imagining can … Continue reading

January 13, 2018 · 4 Comments

Show And Tell At Work Day

Today is Show And Tell at Work Day, so I thought I would celebrate Show and Tell in literature. Actually, in literature, the mantra is, ‘show, don’t tell’. So, what … Continue reading

January 8, 2018 · 4 Comments

Do You Allow Yourself A Cuddle Up Day?

All this week, I have been celebrating the first full moon of January by mentioning how it inspires imagination.  As today is designated Cuddle-Up day, I am connecting the moon … Continue reading

January 6, 2018 · 2 Comments