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Inspiration Monday – East Street Arts Open Studios 2015

Participating in an Open Studios event can be a bit nerve-wracking. You clean all the paint-covered coffee cups, sweep up bits of paper stuck in the floor boards and generally make the place presentable without sanitising it too much. Then you think about what you’d like to tell people about your work and hope you […]

By |2017-05-20T12:28:59+00:00July 13th, 2015|Events, Inspirations|Comments Off on Inspiration Monday – East Street Arts Open Studios 2015

Inspiration Monday! A Great Day Out.

teresa-flavin-big-posterThis fantastic poster greeted me when I arrived at Allerton High School yesterday. The excellent team of students who organised my day of speaking and bookmaking with visiting primary pupils also made a variety of wonderful posters, flip charts, bookmarks and certificates. They were all charming, friendly […]

By |2017-05-20T12:28:59+00:00June 30th, 2015|Events, News|Comments Off on Inspiration Monday! A Great Day Out.

Inspiration Monday: Exploring Huddersfield!

I was delighted to be invited to speak to Year 6 at South Crosland CE Junior School recently, especially because Huddersfield Literature Festival awarded my visit as a prize for a schools writing competition. I discovered that the pupils are also keen illustrators when I set them a quick drawing activity and they all came […]

By |2017-05-20T12:28:59+00:00June 1st, 2015|Inspirations|Comments Off on Inspiration Monday: Exploring Huddersfield!

World Book Day 2015

My scrumptious thank you gift from the pupils! My scrumptious thank you gift from the pupils!

This is one of the biggest weeks in the UK school calendar! Tomorrow, March 5, children across the land will come to school dressed as their favourite book characters. They’ll be […]

By |2017-05-20T12:29:00+00:00March 4th, 2015|Inspirations, News|Comments Off on World Book Day 2015

January Inspiration!

This month has been excellent for art and writing inspiration. I kicked it off a couple of weeks ago when I spent a week at Lumb Bank, the Arvon Foundation’s writing centre in rural Yorkshire. It was magical, as I knew it would be, and it inspired my writing side in a very […]

By |2017-05-20T12:29:00+00:00January 28th, 2015|Inspirations|Comments Off on January Inspiration!

Buy Local and Support Your Indie Bookseller!

Totally_locally_Xmas_ManifestoI think this cool poster from Totally Locally says it all. When you venture out to make seasonal purchases, I hope you’ll support the retailers in your neighbourhood, your village, your town. They are your neighbours and their presence helps keep your area thriving, […]

By |2017-05-20T12:29:00+00:00November 28th, 2014|Inspirations|Comments Off on Buy Local and Support Your Indie Bookseller!