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...
It’s hard work making space for new clutter

It’s hard work making space for new clutter

I’m delighted to turn today’s post over to new guest writer Julie Broadfoot. With a New Year approaching Julie contemplated an old problem.. “One day I’ll live in a beautiful big house with a garden. I’ll have wealth. And a cleaner....
The curse of the creative – the brain that never sleeps

The curse of the creative – the brain that never sleeps

This is my space – my little sanctuary where I write, edit, and generally be creative. It’s a small ¬†desk but it’s everything I need. Me, my mac, my camera and usually a brew beside me, and away I go. It’s an upgrade from our last house, where...
The Real Boy Wizard – Competition

The Real Boy Wizard – Competition

It’s quite normal, in our house, to come in from work or school and flop down in front of the TV for a bit. I’m no supermum and I’m not ashamed to say that I do use the TV as an ‘I just need some time to myself” tool. ¬†20 minutes a day...