I will be conducting a workshop on READING – THE DRIVING FORCE TO CHANGE at the above event at St Benedicts College in the 16th March 2018. Open to delegates in Education and Private Industry interested in seeing a transformation for the future that will embrace our diversity and will lay the foundations for our youth … More Helping to change the 78% of grade 4’s who have no basic reading skills in SA
A fascinating evening with Tamsyn Bester talking about editing run by yours truly at Skoobs as one of our Indie Authors Networking meetups. So much to learn. If you missed it log into the podcast at http://www.tangowithtext.com
Indie Authors Support Local School Open Day Indie authors gathered on Saturday 10th February at the Assumption Convent School in Germiston to celebrate their first School’s Reading Road Show The Headmistress Mrs Debby Zambon was super keen to host the authors as part of their Open Day Celebrations to emphasize to parents the importance the school … More Indie Authors
Why Do I Like to Read to Kids? Well, I Suppose it’s because I love to watch their faces as the story progresses. I love to see them get involved with the storyline, I’ve even had parents come up to me after and tell me that they too love to listen – I suppose we … More Why Do I Like to Read to Kids?
Catch me being interviewed on Brandlive Radio next Tuesday, 6th February, where I will be chatting with Samm about my Polly’s Piralympics Books Series, and revealing a little about my two new series for younger kids – Toucane the Toucan Series and Hetty the Hornbill Series. 11.30. ZA time. (9.30 UK time, 15.00 Sri Lanka time) … More Brandlive Radio Interview with Samm
I am planning to be in the UK and Ireland in the Spring, if anyone would like me to visit their school, youth/scout group please contact me for dates and details. I think Polly the Parrot, Henrietta (Hetty) the Hornbill and Toucane the Toucan will be accompanying me. I talk on anti-bullying, being different (of … More UK and Ireland trip
As the year gets under way so too do the venues and activities, I can’t wait for the 10th February when I will be taking part in the Schools Reading Road Show at the Assumption Convent School in Germiston. As one of only 15 authors I feel honoured to be part of this event and … More WHERE WILL I BE 10TH FEB?
So, you can find me here this weekend the 3rd Feb 2018. Signing books. Polly the Parrot, Toucane the Toucan and their friend will also be making appearances. You will just fall in love with them THE ITALIAN CLUB, BEDFORDVIEW TIME 10.00 – 17.00
Today an Angel came down from Heaven, She said for just a while; She visited my mum’s sister in hospital And gave her a beautiful smile. My aunt was tired the Angel said And just needed a little rest; She held her hand and kissed her cheek And from an Angel was blessed. … More Today an Angel Came Down From Heaven
Inspiration is created when like-minds merge, it’s amazing, all the neurons start to fire and ideas bounce around the room. It’s as if you can feel the room come alive with characters dancing about the place. Well, that’s what happened when I met Tammy a young illustrator and aspiring, very, very different author. And oh boy … More Inspiration created when like-mind merge.