This week I have two guest writers. Nest Madden is one of my very talented students. After reading my blog post on the impact Bunty comic had upon me as a child, he wrote in with this brilliant anecdote:
Your Blog post about Bunty reminded me; as a small boy I was asked by an elderly rather deaf aunt what book I would like for Christmas. I told her I’d like a Rupert book, meaning the Rupert the bear annual. On Christmas morning I opened the bright coloured parcel to find the collected anthology of Rupert Brooke.
I was a very bemused seven-year-old. I have since enjoyed the book immensely.
All I know about my second guest writer is that her name is Kat and she’s a very good writer! Here’s an extract from part of a novel she’s working on: