Selected Poem: ‘Whatifs’ by Shel Silverstein

In these days of uncertainty, made even more so in this present climate , I think everyone can relate to this poem. ‘Whatfs’ is a playful poem relating to our own personal fears and writtten imaginatively from a child’s point of view by American poet, artist, cartoonist and playwright Sheldon Allan Silverstein (September 25, 1930 –Continue reading “Selected Poem: ‘Whatifs’ by Shel Silverstein”

Happy Birthday A A Milne – it’s National Winnie the Pooh Day!

Today is the birthday of British children’s author Alan Alexander Milne (1882 – 1956) the author is best known for his books about Winnie the Pooh and children’s poems. Its also National Winnie the Poooh Day! Born in Kilburn,  London, Milne  grew up at Henley House school,  a small public school ran by his father.  One ofContinue reading “Happy Birthday A A Milne – it’s National Winnie the Pooh Day!”