Trying to get validation

Mind of a Child – My kids, as I expect many others, see holidays as an excuse to let school work take a back seat…

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Is anybody there?

Short story – We sit around a table, the four of us. Darkness surrounds us apart from the flicker of light coming from a candle…

Throwback Tuesday

My blog -The beautiful sunny weather has made me reminisce to days from my childhood…

Dark tunnels

Quote – We all need a torch sometimes, for darkness is one of the toughest thing to bear…

Eat your vegetables!

Blended story – I’ve started the story then my sons wrote the next 2 paragraphs and finally back to me to finish it off…

Run away

A Short Story – I’m running as fast as I can! Out of my classroom grabbing my coat on the way…

In the Limelight

Quote – Some people don’t need to be the centre of attention…

Rude words

Mind of a child – Should you teach children rude words? Check out my dilemma…

Desired Direction

Quote – Life is not a race but a journey to enjoy and take your time over…

Village girl

Short story – My story behind the nominated picture…

Better than us

Quote – The grass is not always greener on the other side…

Publicity talk

Mind of a child – My son is really excited because he has a publicity talk at school…

Exam stress

Blended story – A 3 paragraph story written with my 15 year old son…

19th May

Short Story – I sit staring at the calendar, wondering about what I should do. Do I risk it? Or is there too much of a backlash to bear? …

School reading challenge

Mind of a child – My son didn’t want to do his reading homework so he tried to sweet-talk me…