Category Archives: Creative Communication

Eyes Forward

This morning on my way to work, I pulled my sunglasses from the glove compartment, popped them on and immediately I could not see clearly. They were so cold that the heat from my face steamed them up. What a … Continue reading

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Conversations with Boffin

I picked him up from school and began the winding journey home that I have become very fond of. We have experienced the splash of autumn colours, the ambush of acorns, cold mornings, grey skies, followed by the beautiful sunrise … Continue reading

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Elin’s Air

Rehearsals are under way, although the costumes are only partial, the props temporary and the stage still full of instruments. But, it’s happening!! We’re getting ready for the big official launch of Elin’s Air.  

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Marmite for the Soul

This truly is a meadow in an old fashioned sense; rarely seen these days with clover and harebells et al. Although rarely seen, I am treated to this view of beauty from my kitchen door. Today it was therapeutic ‘marmite … Continue reading

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Exciting News 

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I have something to share! Like the moment you first see a black and white image of a tiny person growing inside you and all the discomfort and strange eating habits or feelings of sickness are made real in the … Continue reading

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Talks Too Much

Today, I received these in the post! My school reports from Peterhouse and St Andrew’s prep. They are hilarious! Spanning my years as a 5-7 year old, they make for interesting reading. Yes, “talks too much and plays around in … Continue reading

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Not Misleading Worship

Watching God set off explosions of creativity around our country is so exciting. Like fireworks, I think He enjoys our “Ooohs” and “Aaahs” as we marvel at His amazing workmanship. It is one of His hallmarks of our time. He is … Continue reading

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Ships in Full Sail

In the Ceilidh band we used to play a jig called Ships in Full Sail (I can only find a home-grown YouTube version). It’s a cheerful little tune and the title came to mind, this morning as I said goodbye … Continue reading

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A Matter of Influence

To think that people may read what I have written leaves me feeling vulnerable. I can’t see why people would want to read what I have written. Clearly not the sharpest pencil in the pencil case, I now realise I … Continue reading

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It Is Official

It is official! 2016 is the year Elin’s Air will finally be published. This novel began when my brother and his wife gave me the Children’s Writers’ & Artists’ Yearbook 2013 (Bloomsbury). Inspired by what I read in the Yearbook, … Continue reading

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