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My Shop Small Adventure

One cool thing about being a a Penguin Kids author is that my fabulous editor Leila Sales (who is also a YA/MG author) sometimes reaches out to “her” authors to take part in events that involve the larger literary community. 208 more words

Public Appearances


My son is currently dressed as a penguin…and he looks too cute 😂

Rustic Glam Christmas Fireplace

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Only a few more weeks until Christmas! How is your decorating and shopping going? I got most of my decorating done this weekend after having a mess around the house for the past week. 352 more words

Our Projects

#GreenXmas @intheOverberg

We are grateful to the champions @intheoverberg @WWFSouthAfrica @GoSocialSA @GoToSouthAfrica @ShotLeft who created a twitter #chat platform on 25 November where we could share #GreenXmas ideas. 3,189 more words

Marine Wildlife

Over 200 Penguin Chicks Abandoned in South Africa

As the holiday season gets underway, a far less joyful annual tradition is beginning in South Africa. Each year from October through January, South Africa experiences a mass abandonment of African penguin chicks… 72 more words

The penguin dichotomy

Like little old men
they totter about
wobbling unsteady
as if they have gout
They fall over a lot
on their short stubby legs
and are really unsteady… 45 more words


The many personalities of seabirds

Although many of my photos are taken underwater of fish, rays, sharks and marine mammals, my favourite animals have to be seabirds and shorebirds. They’re a diverse group of birds, all with incredible adaptations to life around the sea, but the thing I like most is their diverse personalities. 1,639 more words