The Enduring Appeal of Winnie-The-Pooh

Happy Birthday to Alan Alexander Milne. Would you believe he was born in 1882? He was 44 when Winnie-The-Pooh was published in 1926. Yet the 'silly old bear' is as relevant now as he ever was. Milne went on to write Now We Are Six (1927) and The House at Pooh Corner...

Grow Your Own Bookworm

What can a bookworm bring to your home?  A friendly bookworm will add peace and tranquillity and if you train him or her right, may even help with tidying and cleaning.  Don't believe me?  Read on. First you'll need to know how to grow a bookworm.  You can start very,...

Any Excuse for a Party?

Christmas is over and it's time to take down the decorations.  I hope you're not feeling blue.  But if you are, don't worry as there are plenty of reasons to celebrate.  Today we're celebrating the Festival of Sleep.  Which might suit you fine if you've had a few late...

The A-Z of Being a Children’s Author

Being an author is both exciting and routine.  There are lots of activities going on in the background, as with any business, which are of the plain and boring type.  You don't want to know about those though, so I hope you enjoy finding out more about me and my...