Looking forward to 2019 and working with Authors Abroad on the Able Writers’ Programme once again. Yes, I have recently decided to do some more school visits. I certainly don’t do as many as I used to, but it’s always a great joy visiting different schools and delivering my own creative writing workshop. Remembering that… Read more »
Inspiring Costa Kids Writing Competition 2018 – Paragraph leads
2018 Entry paragraph leads…. Choose from one of the following paragraphs to build your story. Write between 500-800 words not including the lead paragraph. Para 1) Winding his way through the dark shadows of the overgrown trees, a pool of light finally shone through revealing the full grandeur of the house. He quietly approached the… Read more »
Celebration Surprise! Surprise!
O.K. Tonight is the night. Woop woop! We will be meeting at our venue in Marbella to celebrate with the winners of our 2017 competition. Afterwards, yes when we have celebrated, eaten cake and handed prizes to our winners, details of the 2018 competition will be announced. Will take lots of photos and post… Read more »
Why school visits?
It’s been a long time since I did any school visits. I suppose it’s like eating chocolate, we can get too much of the stuff, overdose and need a break. Really, get too much chocolate? Yes! You know that sickly feeling. Don’t want anymore for a while. Well I had done so many school visits… Read more »
Terms and Conditions #inspiringcostakids competition
Terms and Conditions Kids on the Costa Writing Competition 2017 #inspiringcostakids 26th May 2017. This competition is organised by Sharon House Publishing Ltd (UK Registered company 4840060) in conjunction with Kids on the Costa SL and Marbella Life Style Rtv. Entry to this competition is open to persons who will be aged… Read more »
Lead paragraphs #inspiringcostakids
Kids These are your leading paragraphs for the competition. Remember between 500-800 words excluding the lead paragraph. Good Luck Anna Para 1) It was nearly midnight, damp and dreary. The streets lay quiet and deserted. The group of kids living in the sewers below the highway, had become untouchable –… Read more »
Rianbo’s Travels Launch Party
Why do I blog? Well it empties the thoughts from my head, that’s why. That, and of course making lists. I love making lists and ticking things off when they are done, it’s so satisfying. So with a list of many things to do this year, the first of which is the Rianbo’s Travels launch…. Read more »
Chavos: The Musical
Chavos: The Musical Life isn’t easy and I wanted to start this blog with a few of my favourite expressions. I tweet them from time to time and hope someone out there is encouraged, more often than not, I think it’s really all for my benefit. So here goes;- ‘Dreams come too big,… Read more »
To live, or die.
We all know this past weekend was the Easter weekend in the Christian calendar. A time when we think about the real meaning of Easter and hopefully not just chocolate. When Christian believers think about Jesus Christ and why he died, and of course the story of the resurrection. Well Firstly I didn’t eat much… Read more »
The spice of life
Well they say variety is the spice of life and this next couple of weeks I’m certainly going to have plenty of that. Firstly I was looking forward to dancing on the ceiling with the fabulous Lionel Richie – not literally of course – but I sure didn’t intend to SIT with a VIP ticket… Read more »