New England here I am …

New England here I am …

Sure have made it to New England for the SCBWI New England 2015 Spring Conference (I don’t call this weather spring but they sure do!) And after 23 hours of mostly airborne travel, and then an hour landborne travel I made it to Springfield here in Massachusetts. I have learnt that it is important to specify […]

SCBWI Winter – Faces

SCBWI Winter – Faces

Photos with some of the really amazing folk I was able to hang out with in New York and at the SCBWI Winter conference. Thanks all for the fun and friendship! Don’t forget to read the conference blog here and watch for notices on the upcoming Summer Conference in Los Angeles (July 31- August 3, 2015). You can also […]

SCBWI Winter Conferencing

SCBWI Winter Conferencing

Chiming in a little late … Saturday and Sunday of the SCBWI Winter Conference are the days full of keynotes and workshops and panels. There were 1,133 people from the 47 USA states and 16 other countries, including Australia (hey Bernadette Kelly – great to see you!), Belgium, Canada, France, Hong Kong, Iceland, Israel, Japan, Portugal, the Netherlands, […]

Meetings and Intensives

Meetings and Intensives

And now the pre-conference gatherings. The hotel has once again decorated the statues. Last year it was Dr. Seuss and this year – Harry Potter. They even had the scarf (that was added after this photo was snapped). Thursday was a time for the Regional Team members to gather and chat about all things SCBWI, from […]

A Night with the Salisbury Seagulls

A Night with the Salisbury Seagulls

Thank you Ernie Bond – Professor at Salisbury University (children’s literature and Chair of the Teacher Education Department at Salisbury University) for arranging me to chit chat with some of the pre-service teachers at the university. What fun! He asked me to talk about my favourite subject – ME! How hard is that? I spoke to […]

Cathedral and Museums

Cathedral and Museums

We often try and stay a few days in DC when we are here in the US … awesome fun. Lots of catching up with beautiful friends but also bit of touristy activity as well. This year a high priority was a visit to the National Cathedral. This is still under restoration from the earthquake so we […]

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More from Sunday @ the Farm

As well as being buzzed by once again visiting the ‘farm’ buildings I was so thrilled to be able to visit the grave of my Chinese grandparents. My grandfather’s brothers and spouses are also buried here on this site. As with Chinese beliefs there are also special places for the spirits too. Now, one of […]

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