The Pirates of Pangaea Book 1 – review

Dinosaurs. Dinosaurs carrying ships on their backs. Dinosaurs carrying PIRATE ships on their backs. Skulduggery (definitely not pleasant). A strong, clever heroine who can tame a Tyrannosaurus Rex. Put simply, how could The Pirates of Pangaea fail? Well, it couldn’t – and it doesn’t, because it’s a fantastic old-fashioned romp, with some stereotypically piratical language … More The Pirates of Pangaea Book 1 – review

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Hurrah for young writers and speedy readers – er, is that right?

I’ve just got in from a lovely evening of two events with Burford School, at which I am Patron of Reading. The first was a prize-giving thingy for their annual short story competition, which I judged last November. It was held in Burford public library, which is a beautiful little cosy nook of a place, … More Hurrah for young writers and speedy readers – er, is that right?