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Why I am writing

In this blog I am sharing my thoughts on the experience of white parents bringing up a family of two daughters born to us and two sons from a Caribbean background.

13/09/2013

Why I’m writing

In this blog I am sharing my thoughts on the experience of white parents bringing up a family of two daughters born to us and two […]
08/01/2022

Happy New Year to everyone reading this! Looking back and looking ahead. 

LOOKING BACK. Today I was looking back at pictures of the book launch for my children’s novel Abigay’s Farm. I remembered all the critique sessions and […]
04/01/2022

The wonderful world of libraries

As I was thinking once more of the cartoon sent to me at Christmas, I wanted to share with you the review written on 12th December […]
13/11/2021

LAUNCH DAY for Abigay’s Farm!  10th November 2021

I woke up with with a start. After around four years of writing the story, today was the day when my children’s novel Abigay’s Farm was […]
01/11/2021

Abigay’s Farm. Designing the cover.

Yesterday I received a very interesting comment on Messenger. “I love that friendly cover, Odette such a warm, practical mood about it!” (Thank you Penny D…. […]
27/10/2021

Publication Day and Kindness

Good morning!  Today, 27th October 2021  is a big day for my book Abigay’s Farm by Odette Elliott.  It is Publication Day!   I began writing […]
07/10/2021

Pigs in the news!

UK NEWS: PIGS are in the news in the U.K. and not in a good way.  I know that farmers care about the animals in their […]
14/08/2021

Stepping right into my story (coming in October 20121)

Last weekend we visited two family farms.  When writing the story of Abigay’s Farm, in my head I switched between both farms.  We were back in […]
06/07/2021

Watch this Space!

In October this year my children’s novel Abigay’s Farm will be published.  It is for children around 9 – 12 years old. There will be a […]
07/01/2021

THE ENJOYMENT OF READING BOOKS

One of our granddaughters was an avid reader before she became ill with severe ME.  One of our granddaughters had the good fortune to have a […]