Audio review: Loyal Creatures

Loyal Creatures by Morris Gleitzman My rating: 4 of 5 stars The blurb: Like many of his mates from the bush, Frank Ballantyne is keen to join the grand adventure and do his bit. Specially as a chest full of medals might impress the currently unimpressed parents of his childhood sweetheart. So Frank ups his … Read moreAudio review: Loyal Creatures

House on the Hill -first draft finished

Exciting news! The first draft of House on the Hill is complete. This is a book for younger readers. More information will be revealed at a later date. But for now, the manuscript will be put aside for a short time before I return to it and start the revision process. Feeling satisfied right now. … Read moreHouse on the Hill -first draft finished

Grammar: The Parts of Speech

If we examine the words in any sentence, we observe that they have different tasks or duties to perform in the expression of thought. Savage beasts roamed through the forest. In this sentence, beasts and forest are the names of objects; roamed asserts action, telling us what the beasts did; savage describes the beasts; through … Read moreGrammar: The Parts of Speech