More men to the moon?

More men to the moon?

  As we celebrate the life of the last man to walk on the moon, Eugene (Gene) Cernan, who died this week, questions are being asked about the future of moon exploration. Will we ever go to the moon again? What will we do if we go? Only 12 men have ever landed on...
October’s Orbit

October’s Orbit

Astronaut Encounters October was one of the most exciting months for seeing and meeting astronauts. As well as hearing all about their experiences in space I got some great new ideas for Michael May’s next adventures: Tim Peake & Tim Kopra at the Royal...
Best Book Reviews

Best Book Reviews

Lots of reading over the summer has produced some great book reviews from children. Here are the top 3! Hetty Feather – Written by Jacqueline Wilson Hetty Feather is a Victorian Foundling fostered by John and Peg Cotton, she teases Saul, takes care of Gideon and...
Great Summer Reads for Children

Great Summer Reads for Children

Great books for 8-12 year olds If you’re anything like me, you like to buy or download books just for your holiday. There they sit, tempting you to just read the first few lines. If you succumb, they are somehow spoilt and you then have an overwhelming desire to...
Space, Schools and Surrey

Space, Schools and Surrey

The past couple of months have been filled with fun events including a space afternoon at the amazing and award-winning Haslemere Bookshop in Surrey and workshops at The Abbey Junior School and Pangbourne College. I am always amazed by children’s constant...
World Book Week Space Fun!

World Book Week Space Fun!

…and a tweet to Tim Peake This year’s World Book Week was a whirlwind of fun, with 4 space workshops for 190 boys at Moulsford School in Oxfordshire, followed by 2 space events at Waterstones, Reading. I saw Gangsta Grannies, Hobbits, Oompa Loompas and the...
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