Now is the time for Running – review

This is one of those books in which the location is almost a character of its own. Fourteen-year-old Deo and his older brother Innocence live in Zimbabwe, but their lives are changed forever when soldiers come to their village and massacre everyone. Suddenly the two brothers are forced to run – to South Africa, where … More Now is the time for Running – review


Fairy toadstool!

I made this with my daughter the other day. She’d been collecting acorns and had found one with a little hole in. ‘Then I stuck my nail in and it made a keyhole!’ she said proudly. So I suggested we add a playdough top to it to make it into a fairy toadstool. Wonder what … More Fairy toadstool!

Vote for my book!

Last year, Barrington Stoke (a small publisher) published my book LOVE BITES. Here it is – and you have to imagine that the grey bits are actually shiny silver. It’s a very beautiful cover when you see it with your own eyes! Anyway, it’s a story about Grace and her boyfriend James. They are soo … More Vote for my book!

Bed day!

Urgh. You know when you’ve had a bit of a sore throat and you’ve been ignoring it in the hopes that it’ll go away, and it doesn’t and then you get a headache and your glands swell up to the size of plums, and you feel queasy and rubbish? well, that. so it’s off to … More Bed day!