Medlar-with-Wesham CE Primary

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 started with a whole-school assembly in the church next door to the school. I have shared my stories in lots of different venues, but this was my first storytelling session…

Reading Rocks 16

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 an author visit to the school to share Impossible Tales and Eric Appleby with the children. I loved the afternoon I spent there. The place was magical! Reading and literature were…

More Impossible Tales – The Launch Tour

Blackpool Library Service has supported my writing adventure from the beginning. When I was starting out they gave me the chance to try out some of my stories and even asked me to share stories at the amazing Wordpool Family Day. I was thrilled to bits when they offered me the chance to launch my…

Lancashire Libraries

Over the last couple of years my writing adventure has taken me to many libraries across Lancashire. It was lovely to be invited along to share some stories as part of the Lancashire Reading Journey events. The children are challenged to complete lots of different activities over the summer, ranging from designing a book cover…

July Events

July was a hectic month! It started with an afternoon of storytelling at the Wordpool Family Day. I put on the storytelling waistcoat and shared stories with lots of fantastic children. It was lovely to return to Medlar-with-Wesham C of E Primary, Kirkham to write with Year 5 and Year 6. The children created some…

June Events

June was an extremely busy month and featured some memorable visits. The month kicked off with a morning of writing at Archbishop Huttons’ Primary, Warton. I spent time creating character descriptions with each class in Key Stage 2 and the writing the children produced was fantastic. It was my third visit to the school and…

May Events

May saw three school visits. The first was to The Grange School in Manchester where I worked with a fantastic group of students aged between 11 and 16. The pupils produced some great writing and it was a pleasure to visit. I made my first visit to Weeton Primary to talk to the whole school…