Sci-fi 2016

Sci-fi 2016

The start of 2016 has largely been about sci-fi! I’ve been proofreading a sci-fi novel, which I’ll be publicising as soon as it’s published and creating a project for children all about space travel which will go on sale later in the year. It’s exciting stuff and brought to you by the people who gave you Geo...

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The largest, most trusted online payment provider for schools

The largest, most trusted online payment provider for schools

ParentPay allows schools to receive payments securely online. It makes life easier for parents because they can add funds to their account to pay for school meals, trips, after school clubs, uniform, stationery and fees. It’s safe because it removes the need for children to bring cash into school with them. And it gives schools a fully automated banking and reconciliation service where...

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Geo Journey is the perfect educational gift this Christmas

Geo Journey is the perfect educational gift this Christmas

Geo Journey – the gift that lasts an entire year! Geo Journey is the fun way to learn about the world we live in. Little Explorers can join Geo and Atlas as they travel the world and learn about each country through fun and fact-filled letters, photos and gifts. Learn how to say ‘hello’ in Japanese and find out what the Americans eat for breakfast. Where do giant pandas...

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Helping greyhounds find homes…..

Helping greyhounds find homes…..

Everyone who knows me knows that I love greyhounds and despise the racing industry *. Well – fortunately, I now have a chosen charity and it couldn’t really be more perfect! I’m working with GRWE (Greyhound Rescue West of England) writing up some heartwarming case studies about people who have adopted these wonderful creatures. There’s Higby, a whippet/lurcher cross who...

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Big adventures for Little Explorers

Big adventures for Little Explorers

I’ve been working on a great project for the last few months. Geo the owl and Atlas the puppy are on a BIG adventure, going from country to country sending letters, souvenirs and photos back home so that children can learn about the countries, languages and traditions of the world. I’ve been writing the letters and it’s been a lot of fun thinking about the best bits of each...

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What a difference a dog makes…

What a difference a dog makes…

Last year I had the surprising pleasure of being asked to proofread two books. One was a thriller that was eventually serialised in an American magazine and the other was the heartwarming story of the K9 Project. The K9 Project, run by Chris Kent, uses an amazing team of rescue dogs to help people (with emotional difficulties, for example, or children who aren’t benefiting from conventional...

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