Last night, Blackwells in Oxford was once again host for my latest launch party. If any Oxfordshire authors are wondering which venue to choose for their launch, look no further! Hannah and Beth and Ryan at the shop are always so incredibly efficient and helpful and accommodating – this time they didn’t bat an eye … More Launching Strawberries and Chocolate
On Wednesday I drove a Very Long Way to Norwich, to the University of East Anglia. Now in its fifth year, the Festival of Literature for Young people (FLY) is unique, I think. It’s a week of events that brings together children’s authors and secondary school pupils, including a dedicated day for sixth-formers. Most public … More Flying high at the FLY Festival at UEA!
Yesterday I did my last ever event at Burford School as their Patron of Reading, sob! I started there in June 2014 and have really enjoyed my visits over the past three years. Patron of Reading is a very special position to hold, and I’ve been so honoured to work with Burford; in particular the … More Goodbye to Burford School! *sniff*