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 »

Worksop Schools

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Another fab school visit. Thank you Norbridge Academy for hosting with children from 4 other schools in the area. What a great day we all had. Thank you for some of your lovely comments and I really felt at the end of the day I had bonded with all the children. I didn’t want to… Read more »

New School Visits page

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I have created a new page for – called School Visits. Before I begin again in 2019 , and before I post anything else on the page, take a look at the image below at one of my first schools from nearly ten tears ago! Cliff School – Wakefield.       Where does… Read more »

Rianbo out and about

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Me and my doll will travel! Recently, I have had the opportunity to visit the most amazing Spanish city – Seville. Will tell you more about that in my next blog. Meanwhile, this was followed by another quick visit to London to the Society of Women Writer’s and Journalists Autumn meeting. I don’t know who… Read more »

Able Writers

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Work isn’t hard when you enjoy it, is it? Well that’s not entirely true but it certainly helps when you are fortunate enough to do what you enjoy and even more so, be paid for it. A full day in school with the Authors Abroad Able Writers Programme, is non stop and challenging. Why challenging?… Read more »

No time to write.

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Having the inspiration to write and actually writing can feel like light years apart. Thinking of how many stories I want to tell, the mass of creativity cluttering my head, and yet it still remains there. Filed away! They say there’s  a book in all of us, and indeed there is. Each and everyone of… Read more »

World Book Day

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Well for many World Book Day, celebrated in the UK on 1st  March, didn’t happen last week as planned. Yes the snow played havoc with everything including business interruption and school closures. So many disappointed faces as the costumes didn’t come out of the wardrobe. But it wasn’t so bad after all as attire was… Read more »

Inspiring Costa Kids Writing Competition 2018 – Paragraph leads

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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 »