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Archive for October 2010

The Rights of the Child

October 30, 2010

Having been involved in a UNICEF / School steering committee, I was asked to write a play and a song that simplified the United Nations Charter for the rights of a child. I got stuck in and did my best, the results of which you can download for your school/youth club etc, free of charge, […]

The Frankfurt Book Fair

October 17, 2010

We’re here… Crushed on trains, squeezed on planes and blistered feet; it was all worth it. The fair is genuinely massive and takes up about the same area as 10 SECC’s in Glasgow. Finding stands and agents was the first challenge. I was only thankful that I brought Emma. My 15 yr-old daughter wanted to […]

Yucky Ducky

October 7, 2010

We set off for Germany on Wednesday morning. Determined to get a good fix of the German sights and sounds in Mainz. This was a great city, with loads of older buildings and a fantastic cathedral. Emma was mortified when we dragged our trolley-bags through a shopping precinct and then almost off a cliff into […]