Archive for December, 2008

Monday, December 22nd, 2008

Lurking Monsters of the Festive Wossname

My brain has conked out for the holidays. I’ll be back in Jan, I swear, even if I have to feed electrodes up my nose and JOLT the porridge-like grey matter into life to do it (again ;p) Mean time, here are some FESTIVE MONSTERS. First up, by way of the ever-brilliant Boing Boing, check […]

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Tuesday, December 16th, 2008


This is what the first lines of a film deal look like: Yep: I’ve been waiting to tell you about this for quite a long time(!) but now the deal is signed: Tim, Defender of the Earth has been optioned by Universal. As of November 20th 2008, producer Chris Meledandri and his team have begun […]

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Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008

Last Chance To See! (not really ;p)

Here are a couple of pics from this week’s events, which were my last for a while. This (below) is from Wood Green School, in Witney, Oxfordshire, which I visited on Tuesday. I gave talks to two excellent groups of students there, who asked all sorts of great questions. …And this (below) is from this […]

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Monday, December 1st, 2008

My first award – and my second!

I’m waving my arms about and grinning – yes, even more than usual – because last Friday I was presented with THIS: Yep, it’s an award! For one of my books! As voted for by young readers from Wigan! HEE HEE HEE HEE HEE HEE HEE! 😀 Ahem. ‘Scuse me, I’m rather excited. 😉 This […]

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