If there’s one thing grandparents understand, it’s the fragility, the brevity of life. We need to keep giving books as if we missed the memo that ‘technology rules’.
About Mary-anne Scott
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Entries by Mary-anne Scott
Linda Hall from Hawkes Bay Today 2016 asked Mary-anne Scott some questions about her new book, Coming Home To Roost.
As I unlocked the bach on a sizzling evening last week, I couldn’t have been happier; a week alone to write and read.
Full is a term we’re all familiar with. I know when the fridge is full because when I shove in one more plate of leftovers — the olives spill down the back. And I know when my stomach is full because that last greedy slice of pizza forces me to sleep bolt upright all night. So I understand full. But how can the cloud be full? Has anyone checked? Is someone storing too much?
‘You’re in my seat.’ I looked up at a middle-aged man in a crisp pale blue shirt. His beady animal eyes, peered at me from behind wire-framed glasses and he frowned as if I’d taken his winter store of chestnuts.
I was slow to wise up on the facts of life and Elizabeth kept me informed of approaching siblings right through to number nine.
Evie’s War is a triumph for Anna as she marries the fictional life of Evie with the realities and facts of World War One.
Perfect Parenting and Teenagers. You do your best but so many times it’s the teenagers that end up teaching the parents.
And so, amidst the bustle of shoppers and trolleys, five years of study came to an end. The big brown envelope, which in my day, heralded the news had been replaced by a ‘ping.’
Even the names are young and confident and smack of immediacy.