The Magic of Trees – Dawn Redwood

I love trees! I swear trees have magic. I live on the edge of a park in Cambridge surrounded by an incredible vista of trees and as a child I was no stranger to the mysterious aspect of the woods which were just a short walk away. So I'm going to share with you various … Continue reading The Magic of Trees – Dawn Redwood

A Magic Gate In The City of Cambridge

On Saturday I was at a creative writing course in Cambridge run by artist Lyndell Phelps and poet, writer, producer Dan Simpson. It was a very warm day, perhaps too warm to be cooped inside writing. Luckily we were able to sit out in the warm sunshine for the second half of the writing day. On my … Continue reading A Magic Gate In The City of Cambridge

Obsidian – Fire, Water and Earth

Recently, I had a wonderful visit to the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Science in Cambridge with the Society of Children's Writers and Book Illustrators, also known as (SCBWI.) https://www.scbwi.org/ I fell in love with the crystal section. There are so many amazing exhibits: Quartz, smoky Quartz, Precious Opal, Rose Quartz, Amethyst, Beryl, Heulandite, Malachite, Calcite, to … Continue reading Obsidian – Fire, Water and Earth