Shhh….shhhh…. Remember this massive hit from Bjork?! It’s the first song that popped into my head when I started writing this. Hello Gorgeous people! Yes, this is my first blog post in a while. Not the best of ideas to slacken on the old self promotion and I know the value of consistent posting. So,
Reading is…joy! Magic! Power! Some ideas to help your child at the very start of their literacy learning journey. Well, it is World Book Day!
I’m going to start with a story. Are you sitting comfortably? Then I’ll begin… Once upon a time, a long long time ago, there was a very scared, very enthusiastic, brand new Reception teacher. She’d spent the last week of the summer holidays in her classroom, organising resources, putting up displays and getting her head
Inspiration – ‘What are your favourite words to say out loud?’ Dave Harland tweeted this question on 10/1/19. In a perfect world, my Twitter search skills would be such that I could find the original tweet to show you here. But I can’t. And I can’t spend any more time fannying around in ‘advance search’.
A book IS a good Christmas present! Yes, I’m shouting! I know reading isn’t everyone’s favourite. But it is mine. I love getting and giving books as Christmas presents. Or any type of present. Or book vouchers. I especially love giving children books. Partly, because it means I get to spend some time perusing the
And so begins the first of my four Christmas blogs. Trees, food, films and great books to buy for children – not necessarily in that order. Unashamedly Christmassy. Hopefully not straying too far into too cheesy. Christmas trees have always been a favourite part of Christmas for me. I like other types of decorations. But
Woohoo! I’m writing this partly in celebration of World Gin Day. And partly to share my enthusiasm for my writing work. I’ve got to get it out somewhere! Warning: There will be an overabundance of exclamation marks that I’m not apologising for or editing out. “Imagine if one day I actually get paid to write about