St Kentigern’s Primary Storytelling Visit

It was fantastic to share the story of the Poolie with the Key Stage 2 children at St Kentigern’s Catholic Primary, Blackpool. The pupils listened extremely well and they came up with some highly creative and imaginative ideas about how the story could end. It was great to hear the children’s thoughts about what might…

Hawes Side Academy Arts Festival

I was lucky enough to be invited to the grand opening of the Arts Festival this evening at Hawes Side Academy. There was a fantastic collection of artwork on display. The quality of the children’s work was incredible and I thoroughly enjoyed looking at all the different styles and types on show. I was honoured…

Lytham Arts Festival – Date Confirmed

I’m delighted to confirm that I’ll be storytelling at Lytham Library on Saturday 11th July at 11:30am and 1:30pm. I’ll be sharing some stories from ‘Impossible Tales!’ and there will be copies of the book for sale which I’ll happily sign. The programme of activities looks great and there are lots of things going on…

Wordpool ’15 – Coming Soon

I’m really excited about taking part in the Wordpool activities this year. Last year marked my Wordpool storytelling debut and I can’t wait to get involved again. I will be appearing at the Family Day on 4th July at Stanley Park, Blackpool where I will be unveiling a new story which I have been working…

Garstang Library Visit

This afternoon, I visited Garstang Library to share ‘Impossible Tales!’ Lots of young readers turned up with their adults and I read four extracts and talked about the processes involved in writing a book. Thanks must go to Garstang Library for supporting me and promoting the event. Big thanks to everyone who came along too.…

Filming an Impossible Tale

I spent an exciting evening at Central Library in Blackpool, filming one of my stories for the forthcoming Wordpool event. It was really exciting and I can’t wait to see the edited film. Big thanks go to Clancy and Kari for doing a great job.