The Loneliness of the Lockdown Runner

The Loneliness of the Lockdown Runner

During lockdown, we’ve all found inventive ways of coping with our enforced solitude. From baking bread to learning a language, we’ve all experimented with different forms of distraction, now the pubs and restaurants are closed. But one trend that seems to be growing...
Norma Charles, scribbler extraordinaire

Norma Charles, scribbler extraordinaire

Norma Charles is undoubtedly a woman of many talents and trades: since moving to the UK from Jamaica in 1959 she has worked as a nurse, lab technician, social worker and practice teacher, and now, at the age of 81, children’s author. Foley Crow: Friend or Foe? is the...
Law, War and The GrumbleGroar

Law, War and The GrumbleGroar

When I used to read to my two boys, I was especially keen on nonsense poetry. My role models were Spike Milligan, Dr Seuss, and the daddy of them all, Edward Lear. There have been many lawyers who moonlight as authors so I think it is a natural progression of sorts....