Why Folk Tales Are Good Fun

Since writing about Greta and the Giants I have been thinking about the value of good literature and folk tales in teaching and encouraging young people to make good choices in life and to strive for higher things.  And I thought I would tell you about one of my favourite illustrators, Paul Galdone, who has retold many folk tales and … Continue reading

HEART Retreat 2021

I was very pleased to be invited to speak at the Northland HEART Retreat this year. My topic title is ‘A Simple Life, Richly Lived’. And it will be an opportunity to look at some encouraging thoughts, ideas and philosophies of the Christian educator and philosopher, Charlotte Mason, and learn more about how to foster a rich and peaceful home … Continue reading