'He turned over and found Muriel. She sighed in her sleep and lifted his hand and placed it upon her stomach. The robe had fallen open; he felt smooth skin, and then a corrugated ridge of flesh jutting across her abdomen. The Caesarean, he thought. And it seemed to him, as he sank into his … Continue reading Breathing lessons: an evening with Kate DiCamillo
My personal blog was looking a little (very) sparse, and I keep meaning to add to it. Hopefully I will in the summer. Busy times though, eh? . For the sake of avoiding the 'one track record' label, I've gathered some links to some of my other bits and bobs written across the past couple … Continue reading Pick ‘n’ mix: other blogs and articles on reading and writing.
Rather than mark the end of book week with a book list, or some passing suggestions, I’d rather tell you about one very special book. Perfect is a big word, isn’t it? Completed. Everything in the right place. I think it applies to Raymie Nightingale – the most satisfyingly ‘complete’ children’s book that I read … Continue reading Written from the heart: Kate DiCamillo’s Raymie Nightingale