RECENT FEATURE: Interviewed by Trudy Graham – Teachers Thriving Magazine

For those who don't know, I'm a teacher by day and I was recently invited to be interviewed by the extraordinarily prolific blogger and author, Trudy Graham. We discussed the reality of teaching, time management and, of course, my daily blog! Below is an extract so I encourage you to click below and check out... Continue Reading →

GIVEAWAY! $50 Amazon Voucher – Celebrating 1,000 Followers!

Thank you to everyone for accessing the stories! To give back to the WordPress community and to say thank you for reaching 1,000 followers, I'm giving away an Amazon Voucher for the country of your choosing worth US$50. To enter, simply: Reblog this post, AND Leave me a comment below telling me which tale you... Continue Reading →

#213 – The Tale of the Dinosaur’s Destruction

If it wasn’t for that wretched bakery opening up down the road then none of this would have happened. Well, at least a vast majority of this never would have happened. Okay, maybe some of this still would have happened, but that’s not the point. The point is that none of this is my fault.... Continue Reading →


Hi everyone! I have been lucky enough to be nominated in the “Best Newcomer” category for the annual Blogger’s Bash Awards to be held in London on April 30. It would be awesome if you could head to the website, scroll down to the Best Newcomer category and vote for me (Or, whoever you think... Continue Reading →

#189 – The Tale of the Great Stage in the Sky

Damien had become obsessed with the sky, but couldn’t figure out how to get there. When he asked his friends, Kilo and Bronte, for their thoughts during recess one day, they rattled on about some people out of town who had attempted flying once or twice, but no-one was remotely capable of reaching as high... Continue Reading →

#188 – The Tale of the Battle of the Giants

Corben treated the seagull’s screech as a warning to find shelter behind the trunk of the nearest tree. Keeping his body as still as possible, he listened while the enormous bird landed and started stalking the smell. The seagull was nearly as tall as Corben and was so large, that Corben could hear its eyes... Continue Reading →

#187 – The Tale of the Clubhouse and the Meteor – Part 2 of 2

In case you missed it, you can read Part 1 by CLICKING HERE! “And why should we believe you?” asked Grandpa Joe. “I knew you would ask that,” said Future Grandpa Joe, “So, I made surest to turn my machine off when I landed here, that is, if landed is the right word , so... Continue Reading →


Hi everyone! Very privileged to be asked to take part in Sally Cronin's weekly interview series, Open House. Sally's four unique questions deserved some well-thought-out answers, so I opted to treat each response as its own piece of writing. This took a fair chunk of time to complete (on top of writing a new story every... Continue Reading →

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