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The British International School, Jakarta

Writing this on a frosty British morning, it’s hard to imagine myself in Jakarta but here I apparently will be today, in what I am told to expect...

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Resources for the BSA today

For delegates at my session for the Boarding Schools Association today in York. (NB This post will only stay up for a few weeks.) The handouts you had printed...

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Youthlink talk

This afternoon I’m in Edinburgh for a quick visit to do a speech at the AGM of the excellent organisation, Youthlink Scotland. Thank you for inviting me. Resources for you: The...

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HMC librarians’ conference – resources

Speaking at the HMC librarians’ conference in London today and looking forward to listening to (and meeting) Julia Golding, too. And talking to librarians 🙂 Resources for you...

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Norfolk Children’s Book Centre conference – R4P

More than delighted to be at this exciting conference today and tomorrow, with lots of great children’s book world people, including Meg Rosoff, Phil Earle and the Queen...

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Teenagers facing exams? You need EXAM ATTACK

If you have teenagers in your house or family who are coming up to exams and feeling a bit stressed about it – as is entirely natural –...

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Pleasure and prizes in National Non-Fiction November! #NNFN

It’s National Non-Fiction November, though every month is just book month for me, with oodles of facts and fictions, and I don’t really care which I’m reading  (as long...

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