CVs & Tea Leaves

Well, it seems I’m being turfed out into the dreaded ‘real world’ after four years of comfortably shabby student living. I’m ready to take on life – armed with essays and amazing stir-fry skills. Bring it on. And things aren’t looking too dreary at all at the minute. I’m very excited to have just received ElissaContinue reading “CVs & Tea Leaves”

To PhD, or not to PhD…

February, when did you get here? So, over half the month has passed, along with Valentine’s Day (see how I refrained from anything vilely sentimental?), and Pancake Tuesday lies deliciously near. I’m now back in the swing of uni, routinely nerding away in the depths of the library. Whilst typing away, I have been struck by the time-oldContinue reading “To PhD, or not to PhD…”

Newcastle, macaroons, and the Beeb.

Feel like I’ve had my socks knocked off! Seven Stories is an amazing place: a haven of children’s literature and I’d thoroughly recommend it. I’ve just finished a two week work placement there and have come back brimming with picture book ideas. Thanks so much to everyone there – you were so lovely! Fabulous timeContinue reading “Newcastle, macaroons, and the Beeb.”

Winter Wafflings

I’m having a belated blow of festivity, drinking ‘Christmas Tea’ from a Santa mug and cheerily humming “Sleigh Ride”. Must be this vile good mood I’m in! Anywho, so 2012 is here! Looks set to be a good’n: I complete my MA, go on two work placements and will finish this bloomin’ book of mine!Continue reading “Winter Wafflings”

Lemsip Addiction

Happy December-Time! Just a quick post: I’ve now uploaded the latest issue of Diffusion online! Go take a look: Diffusion 4:2. We’re very pleased with this issue – we had some excellent submissions. Well done to all the contributors. A couple of weeks ago I visited Seven Stories in Newcastle which, if you don’t alreadyContinue reading “Lemsip Addiction”