My Secret Dragon

By |2020-12-01T15:29:26+00:00August 22nd, 2018|

Hello new book! My Secret Dragon has finally hatched after a two-year incubation. It began […]

A Kind of List

By |2017-11-20T20:37:24+00:00November 20th, 2017|

Kindness is like sprouts and silence – underrated. You rarely see it promoted in laws […]

Telling Tales

By |2017-10-21T10:16:28+00:00October 21st, 2017|

Doing the rounds of Children’s Book Festival this month is a reminder of the joy, […]

Blown away by books in the west

By |2017-10-03T08:51:01+00:00October 3rd, 2017|

A brilliant day launching Children’s Book Festival in Clifden and Inisbofin. They’re avid young […]

Creative righting

By |2017-05-22T18:27:57+00:00May 22nd, 2017|

One of the best things about running writing workshops is watching young imaginations slice through […]

Take Heart

By |2017-05-13T16:32:46+00:00May 13th, 2017|

The Grinch hated Christmas! The whole Christmas season! Now, please don’t ask why. No one […]


By |2017-05-06T09:30:08+00:00May 6th, 2017|

Hooray for the heroes of Clondalkin! Once a week for the last four months I’ve been […]


By |2017-04-25T12:10:54+00:00April 25th, 2017|

If you’re ever stuck for a story, why not start with an ology? There are […]

Kids Rule

By |2017-04-13T10:21:16+00:00April 13th, 2017|

no one leaves home until home is a sweaty voice in your ear saying- leave, […]

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