Feel The Fear…

I have an utter fear of snakes. I can’t read books about them, I can’t watch them on tv, and the thought of being in a room with one has me shaking and in tears. It’s a fear that is well known in school. When Animals in Hands came into Year 3 back in September, … Continue reading Feel The Fear…

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Miss Cleveland Isn’t Reading (Very Much)…

Almost there - just one more get up, and then two weeks off to recharge the batteries. As half-terms go, this hasn’t been a good one. Not because of school, but because of personal issues. I was hoping half-term would be time for me, to look after myself, but life had other ideas. Every time … Continue reading Miss Cleveland Isn’t Reading (Very Much)…

Need an escape route? Head to your nearest bookshop or library…

We all have places we retreat to when we're not feeling ourselves. Cosy, comforting places that warm our hearts and sooth our souls. I have lots of them. They're called bookshops and libraries. Inside, they offer thousands of escape routes, places to disappear to for a while, a chance to focus on something other than … Continue reading Need an escape route? Head to your nearest bookshop or library…