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It's fabulous to revisit schools that I have been to before on my writing adventure, but there is always something extra special about visiting...

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After visiting to deliver the session in 2016, it was lovely to return to Waterloo Primary to share some spooky stories and talk to...

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I had a fantastic time at Lowton St Mary's and was fortunate enough to meet many of the pupils during my first morning in...

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I'm always a little nervous when I visit a school for the first time, so after seeing off a few butterflies I made the...

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In 1994 I sat my A-levels at Blackpool Sixth Form College before leaving to go on to uni to train as a teacher. At...

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The half term ended with a flurry of author assemblies close to home across the Fylde Coast. First up was a visit to Singleton Primary....

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After taking an enforced break from my school events due to a health issue, it was marvellous to gradually restart things with a couple...

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My last visit to Manor Beach was in December 2016. I had a great time sharing 'More Impossible Tales', so it was lovely to...

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I spent two mornings at Baines High School writing with some of the Year 7 students. I enjoyed every minute! The pupils had been working...

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My first visit to Strike Lane was during early 2016 and I had a great time sharing the original Tales and Eric with the...

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I headed across to East Lancashire for a morning of writing and storytelling at St Joseph's Primary, Barnoldswick. It was my first visit to the...

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It was an early start to get to Marsden Primary in Nelson. I hadn't visited before, so I was especially excited. The morning started with...

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I had visited Ellel St John's Primary a couple of times during the last two years to share the books. I was always made...

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I headed north to Lancaster and beyond to visit two schools in a day. First stop was St Luke's Primary. It was my third visit...

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This was my second visit to Fleetwood High School. I thoroughly enjoyed sharing my writing adventure with Year 7 in 2016, so I was...

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All I seem to hear at the minute is news about libraries closing. When I heard that a new library was opening at Lytham...

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The pupils and staff at St Kentigern's have been with me from the start of my writing adventure. One of my first author events...

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I visited St Thomas' C of E Primary, St Annes, in November 2016 and had a fantastic time sharing my books. For that reason,...

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The 2017 school events kicked off with a visit to Holy Spirit Catholic Primary, St Helens. I met Mrs Ravey, the headteacher, at Reading...

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I was thrilled to bits when I was asked to join the Save Our Stories rescue crew for some festive storytelling at Palatine Library. I...

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Four more author assemblies brought a close to a really busy half term. I'd visited Hawes Side Academy, Blackpool, many times and it's always a...

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In January 2016 I visited Delph Side Community Primary for the first time. I had a cracking time and the children and staff made...

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A busy week started with a trip to east Lancashire. The first stop of the day was at Spring Hill Primary in Accrington. It was...

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The new half term started with a trip to Lancaster. After visiting a year ago with Impossible Tales, I was invited back to Ellel...

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During the last few years, I've done countless events in libraries across Lancashire. The Halloween events are always fantastic, mainly due to the brilliant...

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I'd visited St Mary's quite a few times and thoroughly enjoyed my time there, so it was great to return. The children listened every...

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Another busy few days saw school visits to three more schools to share the new book and talk about reading, writing and chasing dreams. Our...

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This was my third visit to Medlar-with-Wesham CE Primary. I'd throughly enjoyed myself during the previous visits, so I was excited about returning. The morning...

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Earlier in the year, I made contact via Twitter with Heather Wright, a teacher at The District CE Primary in Newton-le-Willows. This resulted in...

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The busy start to the new academic year continued with three school visits. First up was a trip to Christ Church CE Primary in Leigh....

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