I’ve never forgotten a story my mother read to us when were kids, but my mother and brother don’t remember it at all. Help me identify it.
My son the stranger
Watching my son playing a match that night felt like watching a stranger…
Cold comfort camping
Three nights camping in Snowdownia in cold, wet and wind ahead of me… I can’t wait.
After everything that’s happened
After publishing 65 monthly blog posts in a row, I missed November, December and January. It’s good to good. It’s better to get it done.
Overseas adventures on escalators!
After all the lockdowns and travel limits, myself and my family finally escape Ireland for a city break and lose ourselves in the biggest museum in Europe…
Waiting to relax
Dammit, we paid a lot for this stupid holiday so why am I not relaxed yet?
The DM’Terview: Stuart White on rejection & shining our light
In a Twitter DM interview, Stuart White – kidslit writer and WriteMentor founder – shares his hardwon wisdom on overcoming rejection and finding your truest self.
Return to the haunted house
I find the haunted house from my childhood and remember how we’d all been too scared to enter it, except for Anna…
5 things I learnt from 5 years of blogging
It’s been five years since my first blog post was published all the way back in June 2016. Since then I’ve blogged monthly and never missed a month. Some have been carefully thought through pieces, like my bit of reportage on a series of mysterious deaths in Finland, and some have been thrown together on […]
The DM’terview with SF Said: the patron saint of slow writers.
In a Twitter DM interview, award winning kidslit author SF Said talks about the frustrations and joys of writing slowly.