Tag Archive | great writers

On 27th March 1922….

On 27th March 1922 in the village of Bitton, Gloucestershire, Ronald Gordon King-Smith was born. He is better known by his pen name Dick King-Smith, prolific writer of children’s stories, most famously The Sheep Pig (UK) or Babe the Gallant Pig (US). After serving with the Grenadier Guards in Italy during the Second World War, he became a […]

Should I have read…?

As an avid reader and a writer there are some books I feel that I ‘should have’ read. The times when someone asks ‘have you read anything by ‘so-and-so” and I have to cringe-worthily say ‘no’. So to avoid future embarrassment on my part, I’ve had a good think about authors – not necessarily books […]