News

Fun with Painting

28th March 2015

When writing my picture books, there are many tines when I have had to provide the illustrations. With my first book for younger children, the children from a local infant school drew many of the pictures, but there some that I had to draw too. With the story about the Wrekin Giant, I had to attempt...

Read More

World Book Day 2015

3rd March 2015

This year, on World Book Day, I am visiting a school, St. Cuthbert's R.C. Primary in County Durham. But I won't actually be there, for the Deputy Head Teacher, Mrs. Garrity, is contacting me through the computer using Skype. I'm looking forward to meeting the children, and to hear what the children...

Read More

Book Reviews

21st January 2015

Have added several reviews to Candle Dark and two reviews of Kaleidoscope, that the latter are not showing on the Review Page. Must sort this out.... grrr......

Read More

Book Signing

17th January 2015

Really hoping for good weather so that I can reach Sheriffhales. I love these small craft fairs where I can talk to readers over a cup of tea or coffee. I do hope it will be well attended, and that the weather is kind as I used to teach in this area and might meet old friends. It will be the first b...

Read More

Frost Fair

15th January 2015

Had a happy time meeting people at the Christmas Fair in the Mayfair Centre, Church Stretton, in the run up to the end of the year. The Frost Fair at the Mayfair Centre in Church Stretton was fun, and it was good to see Angela Ellis, a friend from facebook leading her group in the belly dancing. I m...

Read More

River Dark – work in progress…

13th January 2015

Chapter One A Terrible Enemy If I’d known I would be hunted down like a criminal, I would have turned away from Atterley Hall the moment I heard that horrible screaming.  But this was the first day of my new life, I wasn’t going to give up now, and as the wintery sunlight broke through th...

Read More

My Business Empire…

3rd January 2015

[video site="youtube" id="CJ5UqXah9bE"]  ...

Read More

Carol Concert

20th December 2014

Carole Concert reading a children's story poem by Walter de la Mare at Wistanstow Village Hall at the Christmas get-together tonight. Time to wear the Christmas wreath and remember my acting skills from long ago when I used to tread the boards....

Read More

Wistanstow Yuletide Fayre

20th November 2014

Shall be signing my books at Wistanstow Village Hall tomorrow 21st November. Love these Christmas fairs - 4.30 pm to 8 pm....

Read More
Ironbridge Gorge

Editing River Dark

9th November 2014

At last, have completed the complete edit of River Dark. Now to read it out loud, over and over again, to check any missed words, odd spelling. Oh to have someone to do this! Trying hard to have this book available in December....

Read More