Archie and the Bear Newrybar Party!

We had so much fun this weekend, celebrating Archie and the Bear with a pile of kids at Newrybar Merchants. The sun smiled upon us, and gorgeous yellow blossoms bloomed in the trees. Gosh, it was perfect. I introduced Archie, and read David Mackintosh's words about...

Archie and the Bear

The Story Behind Archie And The Bear

A big package arrived at my door yesterday. It was full of books. Archie and the Bear books. It's a weird and wonderful feeling, receiving a box of books you helped create. Archie and the Bear are making their way into the world this Monday....

Archie and The Bear out 1st May!

ARCHIE AND THE BEAR by @zannilouise & @HeyDeeMack is a quirky tale about friendship & being who you are. Available now! #archieandthebear pic.twitter.com/1WLtl7CT06— Hardie Grant Egmont (@HGEgmont) April 26, 2017 ...

What Nadal Can Teach Us About Writing

My husband Gregor and I have lots of mutual interests. One of them is Rafael Nadal. Our love for Nadal is deep and enduring. His sportsmanship. The deep wrinkles around his eyes when he smiles. His mousey features. His modest acceptance speeches. His fire and...

permission to write

Give yourself permission to write

It's Good Friday. We are faffing around the house. Folding laundry. Painting wooden eggs. Washing up. Putting away. Washing the car. The to-do list is endless. At some point, I might sit down to write, and my husband will start on his new painting. But...