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Book review: Joan Tenner – Grandma’s Halloween Stories

Grandma's Halloween Stories written by Joan Tenner, and illustrated by Jesus Lopez, is an amazing and delightful composition of spooky tales involving witchcraft, potions, and magic. It was written over the years for her own grandchildren between 1989 to 1996 and is comprised of 8 short and lovable stories, each with a different Halloween theme,… Continue reading Book review: Joan Tenner – Grandma’s Halloween Stories


More Halloween

Hi all, I hope you had a fantastic Halloween. As promised here are the other photos, 2 of the pumpkin ideas came from the carving pumpkins website of which I am a member.  I used a stencil for parts of the witch and free handed the trees, I was really pleased with it because it… Continue reading More Halloween



Hi all, I meant to share these earlier but things have been so busy this is the first chance I have had. As a birthday treat on the 27th October we put up the Halloween decorations.  Halloween really is my favourite time of the year, as such we put a lot of effort into making… Continue reading Halloween

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Halloween is coming.

Hi all, I hope you are well. Sadly I just wrote this and then something strange happened with my pc and it was gone.   Not to worry, let's try it again. There's no news to report on the book front as yet, it is very much a waiting game. I know It is early… Continue reading Halloween is coming.


Autumn is here

There is a definite chill in the air now, the leaves have that wonderful red orange blaze and I could even see my breath this morning, it is time to bundle up. I notice these things more as I try to take my son to the park at least a few times a week, each time… Continue reading Autumn is here