An insight into Anna Mckann's world

Recently I wrote a blog about story time for the young ones. As I also write for the middle years it seemed relevant to blog about them too. So here goes, my thoughts, feelings and why I write for age 9-13. Perhaps it’s prudent to start with an article which was published in my local… Read more »

Carlos squeezed into his rubber, airtight diving suit – prising on his helmet and gloves – and waited until his colleagues connected him to various steel chains and pulleys before lowering him into the sewer. He disappeared into the filthy water. His only contact with the world – a radio microphone inside his bright yellow… Read more »

Let’s start with the young child and the picture book which is actually critical in the role of a child’s development. Books are so precious and in many ways provide a looking glass for the young child into the big wide world. They act as a barometer for the times in which we live and… Read more »

I was sitting quietly wondering whether I felt in the mood to start writing and in actual fact I found myself writing the following.     Well I always did love lists so here goes. A few good reasons why NOT to be a writer. 1. Whenever you have any free time and choose to… Read more »

It’s nearly half way through the year already folks. So perhaps now is a good time to take stock and see if we’re on target for those goals and achievements we planned for 2016. I love making bucket lists but hate it when I see C.F. on my list at the end of the year…. Read more »

I wanted to write something to inspire and encourage those creative people out there who feel they are stuck, going nowhere.   I suppose it’s something like drilling for oil. It may take a long time and tons of patience but don’t be tempted to give in. Imagine the thought that you threw in the… Read more »

The household at Devereux Lodge was buzzing with activity, as the Senora prepared for a meeting down town near the Gali-Gali Café Bar. Lettie was in the kitchen baking bread and Estanislo in the study discussing the re-building of the stable block with Poncho. Alfie, the old gardener, was most anxious that the proposed re-development… Read more »