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 »

Able Writer’s Day

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Someone asked me what I do on my Able Writers’ Days. In answering, I thought of what I would like to do differently given the opportunity. Having worked with some amazing creative children, I think if I were to summarise my input, it has to be;‘the most creative minds sometimes need a little help getting… Read more »

A Writer’s Day Out

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It’s coming to the end of another school year and this year has really gone quicker than ever. In some ways I feel disappointment because certain projects have not moved on. It has been an eventful and challenging season with a few family health issues. Notice I say that with a positive stance. Eventful and… Read more »

The School Run!

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Just completed another 2 school visits in Scarborough and Lincoln. It would have been nice to have a walk along the sea front and a mooch around the city of Lincoln, but as usual, time didn’t allow! As always, I enjoyed the visits, as did the children. ‘I inspired them, they inspired me.’ It’s always… Read more »