Spell to be a Unicorn for one day only

Christmas is coming! I’ve just been The Spellwright again for  glorious Ludlow Medieval Fayre, wearing my best big dress and thermal underwear, writing spell after spell in the Hands on History tent.  For two days my fingers have been soaked in black ink, and I’ve used up an amazing amount of sealing wax.           Here’s a selection of requested spells:     … Continue reading Spell to be a Unicorn for one day only

Widen your eyes, tie a knot in your handkerchief

Museums are Magic!  I’m being The Spellwright for two days of wizardry at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery.  The Museum lent me the most magnificent chair and table.  There was a Stuffed Owl and goose feather quills… Everywhere were bright and sparkly kids in Hogwarts cloaks and gowns.  They turned up clutching potions they’d made, and requesting spells -everything from the power to freeze time … Continue reading Widen your eyes, tie a knot in your handkerchief

‘The Crow House’ – event in Ludlow

This Saturday 13th August, I’ll be doing an Author Event for ‘The Crow House’ in Castle Bookshop on Castle Square in Ludlow, from 2pm to 3.30pm.  Map link here. ‘The Crow House’ is a timeslip children’s thriller set in Wigtown, which happens to be Scotland’s Book Town.  Odd and alarming things begin to happen in No. 71 North Main Street – or ‘The Crow House’ as … Continue reading ‘The Crow House’ – event in Ludlow