Category Archives: Family

Mother’s Day

Lovely Mother’s Day yesterday with fab daughter in the sunshine.  Even got a cup of tea in bed!  Here she is last summer with friendly hound.

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Cousin, short story for radio

Frame six of my short and unfinished graphic biography inspired this account of a cousin of mine with unusual abilities.  Recorded and produced by Roland Denning

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Blue notes

My first memory of the sea was more of a sparkle than a colour.  Apparently my mother swam all the year round in the benign waters of the Devon coast –  our garden sloped down to one of its red … Continue reading

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Hair

Recently Christa Tam, whom I’d met in Hong Kong earlier this year when I was taking part in the Hong Kong International Young Readers Festival, asked me to write something about my favourite childhood book.  Christa is book project manager … Continue reading

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My mother’s portrait

Some years ago whilst rummaging in a kitchen drawer in my mother’s house I discovered some studio portraits of her, covered in torn layers of tissue, amongst piles of unpaid bills.  One of the photographs had brown  stains on it, another … Continue reading

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