Category Archives: Children’s Fiction

Just to say Rabbits …


Another month, and chunk out of the new year. Time I again concentrated on my fantasy and stuff, so instead of finding bunnies on the web or from my photo archives to say ‘Rabbits!’ wif, here again are the inimitable Scampetty … Continue reading

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Baseless Fears


I haven’t written any fiction for a while, and thought I’d better get back in practice so that I can do another novel. Here is a fairy story in the meantime; get a drink and a comfortable chair …   A Fairy … Continue reading

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Immy Magic


My blog was abandoned for the weekend, due to a rather frantic schedule (believe me, you don’t want to know). I see that the theme for the latest picture challenge is Magic, which, as a fantasy writer and Quest composer, is … Continue reading

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A Cat Flap and a Flap About a Cat


I was enormously chuffed to be tagged on Facebook by my most faithful fan, now a grown young lady, who has bought (or had bought for her) all my books, and has always said lovely things about them.  She reposted … Continue reading

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Really Awful Rabbit Habit


    The English have such funny habits And one of them’s to say On first of month, one or more rabbits – But white or black, not grey.  Some claim that it averts bad luck, And some it brings … Continue reading

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A Fair Link to Wonderland


Alice in Wonderland and a Durban book fair featuring latest books by various authors – and my own books as well as those of others who have been published by P’kaboo – what connecting link could there be?  The year 1865 … Continue reading

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Darx Circle Really Awfully Delayed


Translate; Vertaal; Vertalen; Traduire; Übersetzung: μετάφραση: Tradução: Перевод; Traducción: – -> (Click on appropriate section of sidebar on right for translations, writings, compositions, awards and special series.) To watch an acorn germinate Far more excitement would create Than waiting for … Continue reading

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