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Childhood Imagination Sows Seeds of Future Brilliance

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

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

Does The Moon Affect Mood?

My theme this week is the moon. It was full on Tuesday and kicked off the New Year. Poets, painters, musicians, artists, philosophers and psychologists have always been fascinated with our nearest … Continue reading

January 4, 2018 · 6 Comments