Write, draw, doodle.

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Let’s write, draw, scribble, or doodle. I suggest there is nothing better or more therapeutic than putting our thoughts on paper. Journaling is something which I advocate for all. Yes it empties the thoughts from ones’ head. Helps us to de clutter the mind, which has to be a good thing. Did you know that… Read more »

To jab or not to jab?

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Do we jab our children? Time waits for no man, and there has recently been a huge outpouring of revelations and a surge of authentic medical evidence concerning the negative effects of the covid 19 vaccine. I expressed my opinions – particularly regarding children – in my October 2021 blog. I have always known something… Read more »

Children’s picture books

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My last blog I chatted about covid vaccines for children so now on a lighter subject, back to literature. I am thrilled to announce that another picture book in the Rianbo’s Travels range has just returned from the printers. The official launch date is yet to be released but as the title is, Rianbo goes… Read more »

Procrastinating!

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The dictionary definition tells us the meaning of the word is to delay in doing something, to put off, think about it too long, even be lazy. Well, there’s some truth in that but certainly not the lazy, angle. I’ve never been so busy. Just temporarily lost my mojo for writing. My last blog was… Read more »

The day it all changed!

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Hum! Just reflecting on my last blog, it could not be further from the truth. Yes, I was about to fly to Mexico, preceding a very busy agenda, so what happened? A whirlwind for some, stop signs for many. Life changed overnight as COVID-19 came like an evil spirit from the abyss I have so… Read more »

What’s next?

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Just thinking about my agenda for the next couple of months and it’s packed. I don’t put much information on my online calendar for security purposes.It’s not a sensible idea to let everyone know that you’re not at home.So many people needlessly advertise the fact that they are away? Perhaps, I’m sounding a little paranoid… Read more »

First school visit of 2020

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Just wanted to comment on a recent school visit to Grimsby, working with year 5 and 6, probably my favourite age group.What a fabulous day – great teachers and lovely children. It was a fun day with lots of variation, and the children produced some great work.I was thrilled with their comments throughout, as they… Read more »

Stuff a cheese roll in it!

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I wanted to say, ‘stuff a cheese roll in it,’ when the food trolley came down the aisle.Am I rude? Well maybe so, but he was worse! Thank God it was only a short flight to Spain and not a long haul trip to Mexico, which I envisage soon.Quite frankly, why are some British people… Read more »

The Arts, Children and Mental Health

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A New Year, and what a whirlwind January has been. And it’s not over yet! Disaster in Australia, with the very sad loss of human life, destruction of 15 million acres of land, and the death of thousands of animals. The beginning of an impeachment trial of a US President, the ongoing saga in the… Read more »

Christmas thoughts

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Just a short recording I did Christmas 2013 – oh my days – how time flies! Yet some things never change.Enjoy Christmas everyone, but please listen to this recording and say a prayer for those less fortunate. Perhaps in the new year you will be inspired to do something that makes a difference in the… Read more »