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Gyre & Gimble puppetry training

I have always believed in a little bit of magic, and I think this is an essential quality for a puppeteer. The belief that one can breathe life into an otherwise inanimate collection of foam and wood is, in my mind, a belief in magic. 552 more words


Such Stuff: A Story-maker’s Inspiration – Michael Morpurgo. Illustrated by Michael Foreman

Walker Books

October 2016

ISBN 9781406364576

RRP: $27.99

What a master storyteller Michael Morpurgo is! His body of work and his reputation are both completely awe-inspiring. 409 more words

Childrens Books

Saturday Statues - the War Horse

During World War One, horses were still the primary means of transporting men and equipment. 118 more words

Roundabouts Sorted!

Pleased to see my requests have been actioned by Chorley Council 🙂🙂👍🏻

Aidy Riggott

War Horse was a great movie. Can’t wait until the sequels, Pestilence Horse, Famine Horse and Death Horse, come out.

Horsing Around in Johannesburg

We went to see the Lippizaner show in Kyalami, Johannesburg.  Lippizaners are beautiful and usually (but not always) white-coated stallions first bred in the 1500’s for military purposes.   265 more words


5 Books That Made Me Cry

I rarely cry when I read books so I think when a book makes me cry, it becomes pretty special and definitely an unforgettable read. I thought I’d share with you some of those rare books and see if they also made you cry. 676 more words