Tag Archives: for children’s books

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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I Am “With Book”

Child-left remnants of lunch pushed aside are the spoils of a familiar way of life. I am comfortable with it. It is the territory I have lived in for a long time; life lived to meet the needs of little … Continue reading

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Porthdinllaen – Episode 1

I still have sand in my trouser pockets and am working my way through the washing after a relaxing few days, rock pooling, crab lining, cricket playing, paddling, walking and watching the waves.  Last night, when I closed my eyes … Continue reading

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I Was Almost Made Redundant

With the election results concluded, my husband has been putting his slippered feet up, growing a beard and reading John Le Carre and an obscure book on cats! We have joined in the relaxation by adding a couple of days … Continue reading

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To Candle Light and Story Telling

They were boisterous tonight so I sent them out to play outside in the dark.  Their delighted squeals and laughter was louder than the wind howling down the chimney.  I sat down to relax and was suddenly pitched into total … Continue reading

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When Did the World Turn to Colour?

“When did the world turn to colour?” Tom asked his mother. “Hmm…Now let me think” and she squished her lips into their thinking shape. “I think the world turned into colour when God made Adam and Eve.” “When God made … Continue reading

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