It feels permanent; we hope it is.
I'd rather yank out my own stitches than miss a chance to read with children, but I also need to belong, and to write.
After days of trekking, paddling and swimming, when it was too dark to read and I was almost too tired to speak, I got the kids to flex their imaginations.
A little creative outlet if you like photos and captions.
This book took me places I haven't been for a long time. I felt it.
Buy the cardy, Dodders, buy the bleddy cardy!
As Cornish children struggle with poverty, their parents voted to leave the EU -- a turn which will, at least in the short- to medium-term, make them financially worse off. Why?
All through the summer I leave a trail of dying stories -- it's a bit like someone picking apples from trees, throwing them to the ground and walking away. Come September, when I have time to write, my mind will be an unnerving blank.
Claire King's second novel, EVERYTHING LOVE IS, is out this week, and I recommend it.