I seem to have spent the whole day on the phone or internet dealing with issues. Even on the way back from school with the grandchildren, after R had finished her Squad swimming, she was holding my mobile phone to my ear while I gave advice to a former colleague in respect of another who has probable legal problems. Then I was discussing a talk I have to give on Saturday, and chasing up swimming pool quotes . . .
I found time to follow up yet again on the dreadfully long-outstanding proof of the delightful book ‘The Robin and the Wish’, and this time fruit was borne. The prints were delivered and the issue of a double-page spread with a wolf, perfect on the PDF but almost invisible on the printed page, has finally been resolved. Also, contrary to the gloomy predictions of my UK partner in crime, the clarity of the illustrations provided are more than adequate on the size printed. So, we have another book ready to go!
I am thrilled. It is the most charming read, adequately described on the back cover: