Kids and Technology
‘I hate you. You ruin my life!’
Not the ideal start to a rainy afternoon.
I’ve ruined his life because we don’t have a PS4 in our house nor does he have a phone of his own, or any social media accounts. This means that he can’t socialise with his friends because they are all … Read more
I know it is sometimes tricky coming to or getting involved with something which you see as ‘for women’ but it’s what we women have been doing for years, … Read more
I’ve just read a book I couldn’t put down, one that I think will change lives.
Clare Best writes the story of her dad’s dying. She weaves together her reflections on the visits, coping with his deteriorating health as cancer takes hold, the clips from the audio he asked her to record and her transcripts … Read more
Into the Woods
The book is a set of fairy tales for adults and is based on interviews I did with women who have lived with and escaped from abusive … Read more
The end of the primary school years
You know that feeling, where you wake up and for a split second the world is as it has always been, and then it descends with a weight; the knowledge that something significant has ended and that life will never be the same again.
Have you had that feeling?
I’ve had it before in my … Read more
Book – Into The Woods
As some of you may have seen on Facebook, I’ve had an exciting week. On Tuesday I lunched with my editor Kate Taylor from Middle Farm Press, on Friday Booka Bookshop agreed to help with the book launch and yesterday morning I met with the skilful and energetic illustrator Anita and watched as she created … Read more