A Mammoth Conflict for the Stone Age Detective

A mammoth tale for National Storytellers’ Week! A Mammoth Conflict is an incident from the draft of my forthcoming novel, The Stone Age Detective. mentioned in previous blogs. I will be posting a few short stories this week. Some have been posted before, some...

Is the Easter story the most important ever told?

Why does the Easter story matter? Easter is the time of year when people all over the World celebrate a historic event: the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus, which is the basis of the Christian faith. It is so central that it is the one thing that all...

Why is History not on the core curriculum?

Schools have to teach the Core Curriculum That curriculum sets out the basic subjects the powers that be think all children should learn, including English, Maths and Science.  Schools may teach other subjects if they can  find the time and resources to do so.  I...