For a bit of Unicorn Day fun, here's a recipe for some magical unicorn meringues
It's Unicorn Day! Celebrate! A day packed with activities and livestreams for wee ones everywhere.
Why I wanted to create a unicorn story grounded in Scottish history and folklore, and where the inspiration for the story came from.
What at difference a bit of sunshine makes! Living in Scotland, sunshine is of course always welcome. Today is the first day this year that the weather has felt positively sunny, the day positively spring like and the air positively fresh and charged with good vibes! I've had a relatively productive morning today as well, … Continue reading Spring has sprung!
Tune in to an exclusive storytelling of The Unicorn in the Castle as part of Stirling Castle's National Unicorn Day celebrations!
Hello world. I've just come back onto my site dashboard after an absence of a good few months, during which I have also essentially neglected my social accounts, not written anything creative and barely lifted a finger to promote my lovely books of which I am so fond. So heavily distracted have I been by … Continue reading Lock Down Block
And so all of this got me thinking of some writing prompts for kids in our current at-home situation. I hope someone, somewhere, finds them useful...
So, we're still in lockdown in Scotland and my bookshelves are calling me - though I've not made the time to read I thought I might.
It's more important than ever that now, we recognise in ourselves and in each other how our mental health is faring. This is, of course, a writer's blog - and what I'm here to do as I climb down from my small soap box is write about how writing could help with mental health issues.
The unicorn really is an unusual mythical beast. Built like a horse, it is a large and strong animal but it is also gentle, fairy-like and (nowadays) most often rainbow coloured. It’s fairly well known, up here anyway, that the unicorn is Scotland’s national animal – we won’t thank you for a bull or an … Continue reading The Story of the Scottish Unicorn