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Seven Stories – Newcastle UK

My trip to the UK (The North) We set out from London with the usual circus of roundabouts and wrong turns. Our GPS was inhabited...

There are places you cannot go, except by bear.

Here is the story of my journey into Terra Incognita.   I found myself at my desk with a handful of old childhood photos. It is was an effort...

Maya and Cat

Walker Books Classroom ideas - click here *** The story behind Maya and Cat - click here *** Teachers pay Teachers Worksheet - click here __________________________________________________ Awards CBCA Notable 2019 NSW Premier’s...

An understory

An understory   Under the slanting light of an early Brisbane morning, a small girl stood on a wicker chair. Her face was pressed...

Marble Island – QLD Australia

When you ought to be wearing glasses, strange forebodings and wishful thinking lie over hard geography like a vapour. The senses do what they...

Mazza Museum – Ohio USA

At the end of my speech came a question: “What comes first, the writing or the pictures?” Presenting at the beautiful Mazza Museum surrounded by...

Boomerang Books with Romi Sharp

Caroline Magerl – A Journey of the Heart An interview at Boomerang Books Blog By Romi Sharp I am so honoured to have had the opportunity to...

Eric Carle Museum – Massachusetts USA

Massachusetts The next morning, I was delighted to watch snow fall while eating breakfast. The locals seemed less enthusiastic. By lunch, the snow had become...

Children’s Writer’s Guild

Children's Writer's Guild The Children's Writer's Guild was brought to my attention by a friend. One thing led to another and now I am extremely...

German SCWBI – Munich Germany

Onwards to Germany. How a person chooses to travel must surely count for something … when the destination is reached.   I had an entire day of...