Our Holiday Reads

Our Holiday Reads

If you follow us on Instagram, you will know that we’ve just been on holiday to Mauritius. We all needed a restful break after a rather eventful 2017! It was just the ticket, and we spent a good long time in that tropical sun, enjoying a good book or three! I...
A Place Called Perfect

A Place Called Perfect

Last year, my daughter sat her 11+. As she got ready, the one skill she needed the most was reading: Learning to understand texts but also to help her develop a sense of style when writing. In the words of T.S Eliott, ‘Mediocre writers borrow. Great writers...
Stories for Life This Christmas

Stories for Life This Christmas

In our busy 21st century lives it can be very hard to unwind, and escape from the busy whirlwind that is modern life. But for me, there is nothing better than delving into a really good book. Apart from a little stint in my teenage years when I’d only read More!...
A LETTER TO: CHILDREN WHO DON’T LIKE READING

A LETTER TO: CHILDREN WHO DON’T LIKE READING

The fourth letter in our series, from Rowan Coleman, talented and prolific novelist and TMK supporter. This year Rowan has undertaken to send a handwritten letter every week of the year to lucky recipients nominated by her Facebook and Twitter friends. We are...
Mary Berry saved my marriage..

Mary Berry saved my marriage..

Whoop – GBBO is back! You know that means the Great British Bake Off right.? You couldn’t fail to love the twist and turns, the highs and lows, the breathtaking showstoppers ¬†and the guilty pleasure glee when someone’s bake fails to ascend the dizzy...