THE GOOD BEAR is back!

THE GOOD BEAR is back!

I am extremely happy to let you know that The Good Bear is being published in paperback this year. It’s the story of Thea Whittington who is trying to fulfil her heart’s desire, no matter what the cost, learning the values of family and friendship on the...
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

I often get asked questions about my childhood, becoming a writer and the animals that inspired me to write, so here are a few answers, prompted by the latest email from Ashlynne Swarts… PETS All of my books centre around an animal that helps me tell a story. As...
AN OPPORTUNITY TO EXPRESS YOURSELF…

AN OPPORTUNITY TO EXPRESS YOURSELF…

BUDDING WRITERS…Sometimes all you need is an opportunity and a little prompt to get those words on paper. The family charity, Home-Start South East Dorset, are offering a great opportunity for you to write a poem or short story and exercise your writing skills....
EVERY BIRD

EVERY BIRD

On the day of the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch, my mother and I connected through FaceTime so that we could share our live recordings. My mother has mostly been confined to the house over the last year because of the pandemic but she has a lovely little garden and a...
The Good Bear Resources at Authorfy

The Good Bear Resources at Authorfy

If you are looking for resources to occupy young minds, there are videos and other resources available inspired by The Good Bear, including a writing challenge, FOR FREE at AUTHORFY. It’s free to join and there are many other author resources and books available...
Welcome

Welcome

Hello and welcome to the new website. We have had many challenges this year so I send my warmest wishes to you and hope you remain safe and well. I’d like to mention our much loved Independent and High Street book shops. My local is GULLIVER’S BOOKSHOP in...