The School Ski Trip

“What’s all the commotion about?” Indie wondered. Everyone in the common room was crowded around the noticeboard, exchanging animated shrieks of delight. Probably some silly dance which she, of course, was not interested in. Sigh. She had promised her mum she’d make an effort to be “normal” this term and fit in, whatever that meant. […]

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Ms. Fleming’s Wig

Ms. Fleming’s wig had gone missing. Naturally, everybody blamed me. Who else would do such an atrocious act to their elderly teacher? Well, why leave her wig unattended, I say. Girls will be girls. Anyway, I hadn’t touched her filthy wig. Yuck! The very thought of it disgusted me. I bet she hasn’t washed it […]

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Danny & The Snow Kid

Danny was a kid who wanted to be a snow kid. Not a snow man, and definitely not a snow woman. Just a regular, coal-eyed, carrot-nosed, snow kid. The problem was that Danny was a human kid. Everyone knowns it’s practically impossible to transform from a human kid to a snow kid. Danny had a […]

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You Decide!

As the launch of my first children’s book quickly approaches, I’ve realised I need to get started on my next quick smart! So, it’s up to you to help me decide which biblical story to (loosely!) base my next book on. The story I write will not be a childlike re-write of the original, but […]

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An Adventure

Her adventures, though driven by the pain she felt, were filled with such joy and childlike wonder. A beautiful paradox. She had been exposed to the harsh reality of the world from such a young age. Her peers could never know or understand. She’d watch the innocent play of children who were of similar years to her; […]

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