Halloween is a stupid waste of time!

At least that is what a lot of people think. Oh and it’s an American thing! Well, let me address this. Halloween began life as the festival of Samhain 2000 years ago as part of an ancient Celtic tradition! The Celts believed that only on October 31st, ghosts and spirits were able to wander the earth and they […]

The Fifth Room – Allison Rushby (12+)

Having read Allison Rushby’s “The Turnkey” (a historical middle grade mystery with fantasy elements), I was particularly interested to see how The Fifth Room compared. I could definitely recognise Allison’s ability to weave an interesting and intricate story arc. The plot wasn’t what I expect and that’s an aspect I really enjoyed. Allison also managed to […]

I don’t play well with others

This is something I learnt many moons ago. I work better on my own. I work well alongside people but I’m just not much of a team player. I like things done a certain way; I don’t like being micro-managed; I like to just get on with things; I don’t like relying on other people; and […]