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Two New Poems This Week


I've added two new poems to the site this week:

Excuses, Excuses
Flying Cows

Do rate them and comment if you like them!

New Poem & Book Survey


I've posted a new poem this morning:


Also, I've launched a survey to see if producing an illustrated book of my poetry is something that parents (and their children!) would like to see. More information can be found on the Book Survey page - please do fill it out if it's of interest to you.

New Poem & CBeebies Broadcast Dates


I've posted a new poem this morning, a silly little one about frogs:

Amphibious Education

Also, I've been sent the broadcast dates for my poems on Cbeebies' Magic Hands series. Here they are with links to the poems that are being used:

Chocolate Cake - 23rd April
Sailing Out to Space - 30th April
Bubble Bath - 9th May
The Sun - 15th May
I'm Late for School - 23rd May

New Poem - I've Got Diabetes


I've just posted a new poem to the site called "I've Got Diabetes". It's a little different to the other poems on here as it's not trying to be laugh out loud funny.

I wrote it to help cheer up my son who was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in January of this year.

You can read the poem here:

I've Got Diabetes

New CBeebies TV Series Magic Hands Starts Today Including My Poetry


A brand new TV series starts on CBeebies in the UK today called Magic Hands, bringing poetry to life with animation and sign language. I was honoured to be asked to license five of my poems to be included in this series and I can't wait to see them brought to life.

Magic Hands is on every weekday at 9.15am, starting this morning 22nd April. My first poem airs on Tuesday 23rd with Chocolate Cake. It runs for 30 episodes over the next 6 weeks.

For more information please see the CBeebies Magic Hands website.

Welcome to the new Fizzy Funny Fuzzy Site!


Welcome to the brand new Fizzy Funny Fuzzy website. It was time for a spring clean and a freshen up and this is the result.

All the previous poems are still here along with a brand new one called Cloud Watching.

Keep visiting as I've got plenty more new poems to share every week.

In addition you can now follow my poetry on Twitter and Facebook as well.

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