London Book Fair

Yesterday, March 13th, I was lucky enough to go to the London Book Fair. It’s a global event and it was so interesting to meet writers from every nation, and to see that the publishing world is thriving. There were digital platforms as well, and I partifularly...

Lobster Blues

It’s 1942 and Jersey has been occupied for eighteen months. Morale is low and there are hungry prisoners on the loose. This is the sequel to A Cake for the Gestapo, to be launched later this year. The Hot Trotter Gang are older, but are they wiser? Life in...

School Visits

Norfolk, Suffolk and Somerset It’s been great to visit schools in Norforlk and Suffolk in 2023 – thank you for the lovely welcome. In the Autumn, I was so pleased to spend a day at Stanchester School in Somerset, with Years 7, and 8 and 9. Again, you are...

Filthie Olde Seth

This is a poem written in the style of Chaucer, an English poet who died in 1400. It’s fun writing in the style of another poet, using the same rhyme patterns and attitude. Chaucer poked fun at all sorts of people and especially enjoyed mocking the priests, who...