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Do What You Wish

When I was in elementary school, I found The Neverending Story on the bookshelves in my best friend’s room. I would often sit on his bed for hours, reading one book or another from his extensive collection, and this was no exception. 873 more words


Being a friends character

Almost a year ago I was developing a theory that everyone can be categorised into which Friends or How I Met Your Mother character they are most like when I was handed the biggest insult I have ever received!!!! 155 more words


Memories of the future

Hey you, yes you over there.
Remember me? No?
well… I remember you though.
Clear as crystal…
Plain as day.
Truth be told I remember more of us than I do of myself in fact. 574 more words


Breath in-two-three, Breath out-two-three

This is my entry for round 1 of the NYC Midnight Flash Fiction Challenge 2014

The first part of my run was easy; a few laps around the clay track surrounded by derelict white barracks, boarded up mess halls and empty officers’ quarters. 934 more words

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This week in Storytime...

Thanks for the readers who helped us lift the flap on Saturday’s Storytime. This week we have:

  • I Went Walking, by Sue Machin & Julie Vivas: Showing there’s always a menagerie following us…
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Children's Books

The Three Beings: A Reflection After Listening to Celldweller

There are Three Beings that rule over this specific universe of existence:

  • Life
  • Death
  • Mortality

To move on from this world unto the next, you must master one of these three things. 106 more words

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Library Storytime: A Positive Literacy Experience

Recently I was asked to give a rationale for conducting an oral literature workshop for Children’s Librarians. The workshop I will be presenting is based on my latest storytelling handbook, Rhyme-a-saurus: treasured rhymes for storytimes, fifty-five fabulous rhymes, raps, songs and dances to liven up library storytimes and pre-school language programmes. 757 more words

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