Well, I guess I do!I seem to have been lured into a dragon's lair...more specifically, a few weeks back I had a go at Flash Friday Fiction, which is mostly staffed by dragons, ably assisted by Rebekah Postupak and her band of judges (who may also engage in dragon maintenance, I'm not entirely sure).This is … Continue reading Who writes short shorts?
Whenever we're out somewhere and the kids have some colouring to keep them occupied, I always check the crayons, looking for the wavy black band. I'm not sure how old I was when I first encountered Crayola crayons. What I remember most is the names. Chartreuse. Goldenrod. Periwinkle. So much choice, so many colours that … Continue reading Periwinkle
This is a small post about an odd little thing that happened the other day while we were in a restaurant waiting for food to arrive. As in lots of places, there were crayons and paper to keep the kids occupied. Our younger boy (who's 6), said that he was going to draw me and … Continue reading Apron
At work, I talk about evaluation and evidence a lot: What are the benefits of this project? Can we find a way to measure this? How do we know it's worked? So when I decided to give writing a try, measuring success was one of the things I considered. The original spur was that, on … Continue reading How’s it going? Evaluating progress