What’s Joshua Reading? The Sandman by Neil Gaiman

Right from the outset our hero has the biggest fall of his eternity. how will he get free and return to his kingdom.

What’s Sera Reading? Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Elena is determined to uncover the secrets in Mia’s past. But at an unexpected and devastating cost.

What is Sera Reading? The Sweetness of Water by Nathan Harris

A personal and political twin tale, this is a far from traditional renderings of post-Civil War America.

Listening to Alexis Deacon

Listening to Alexis Deacon born in New York this award-winning illustrator and writer loves storytelling “I always knew I was going to be in illustrator because sharing and trying to communicate was so important to me. understanding of the stories help us to do that” Alexis’s number one tip for writers: “start as close toContinue reading “Listening to Alexis Deacon”

Poems from writing retreat

Mum Her home in two places can be One her family, is she? The other a mother. Life can be smothered I ritual suffered. Her fresh bread dedication A clean house meditation. Church and then home Regulated, lovingly grown. I fail. I fail the ‘I do’s.’ I fail to choose. I’m wanting more I’m takingContinue reading “Poems from writing retreat”

Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner 

   Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner  Winner, Winner, chicken dinner! That was what we would call out when we guessed correctly which form the potatoes took every Sunday as a child.  Sunday dinner was a must in our family. It was the only time we were allowed in mum’s kitchen to cook with her. It wasContinue reading “Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner “