The Poetry of The Thames - blog post image

The Poetry of The Thames

Riverside Lane is set in a Thameside village and my WIP (work in progress), The Witches Punchbowl, is set in a hidden valley high above the river.  Taking a break from fiction, I've written a short piece on how 'my bit' of the Thames has inspired so many artists in the past:- 

The Cornish Seal Sanctuary - blog post image

The Cornish Seal Sanctuary

The charity of the month for April is The Cornish Seal Sanctuary and I was absolutely thrilled when one of my favourite writers, Su Bristow, prize-winning author of the fabulous Sealskin, a novel based on the selfie legend (one of my top three adult reads of 2017) agreed to come on the site and introduce the charity. Thank you and welcome Su:-
 

Bats, door mice and hedgehogs! - blog post image

Bats, door mice and hedgehogs!

Did you know bats, door mice and hedgehogs are the only British animals that hibernate - they’ll be waking up about now!  

The Storm Keepers Island - blog post image

The Storm Keepers Island

When Fionn Boyle sets foot on Arranmore Island, it begins to stir beneath his feet ... 

 

Teachers - have you discovered @BookPenPals? A new initiative pairing authors & illustrators with schools to make reading recommendations via postcards. They're pretty oversubscribed, but if you're interested it might be worth getting your name on the waiting list. They have some fabulous authors on board.