Category Archives: The Scribble Pad

Being Me!

Tonight I will be attending my first ever SCBWI event. I am experiencing a whole range of emotions right now, and although feeling a little nervous I’m actually very excited. Spending most of my writing life on the bed or … Continue reading

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There is a Little Froggy

There is a little froggy There is a little froggy living in my pond, and of this little froggy I’m really rather fond. Small and green with big eyes that look up at me, to disturb him would be unwise … Continue reading

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C is for Cookie

C is for Cookie is one of my favourite Sesame Street songs. I sing it all the time. In fact I was humming it the other day while making some super delicious Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Cookies. As I … Continue reading

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I Warned You!

I Warned You! I warned you Mum. I told you Dad. I wish you had listened, you really should have. Nothing good comes from eating greens. Look at my tummy, you’ll see what I mean. Puffed and bloated up to … Continue reading

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Ruckus!

Ruckus! There is an awful ruckus coming from the bush. Listen very closely now. Wait! There it is, shush! I wonder what it could be? Thoughts come thick and fast. Worries and nightmare visions, my sanity won’t last. I’m feeling … Continue reading

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Snails

Snails The snails are eating up my plants but I don’t really mind. It’s important to be thoughtful. It’s lovely to be kind. Who needs tomatoes anyway, carrots, beans or peas? I’d rather have a cup of tea with chocolate … Continue reading

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Writing For Children? Rediscover your ‘Happiness is…’

When I was about 6-7 years old I had Peanuts bed sheets. They were covered in bright, bold images of Snoopy and the gang participating in activities that made them ‘happy’. Whether it was walking bare foot in the grass, … Continue reading

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Greetings….

I am delighted you have chosen to pop by and visit my site. Put the kettle on, make some tea and pull up a chair. Get comfy! In these pages I will share with you some of my favourite children’s … Continue reading

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