Leslie Tate

Author and Poet

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BETH IN THE UNDERWORLD

The extract below, taken from my novel ‘Violet’, is connected to a childhood memory. When she was fourteen Beth became Saffron. “Call me Saf,” she

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LEARNING FOR ALL

I interviewed Anne Page about family learning and inclusive provision in the UK. Anne says about herself: “For over 25 years I’ve been writing, researching

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VIOLET SIGNED AND SCENTED

Today’s blog offers two extracts from ‘Violet’ my new novel, plus violet coloured wool, lavender sprigs, and sweet-scented books!  In the photograph ‘Violet’ is on

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END THE STIGMA – ON STAGE

I interviewed Lyanne Thornton-Harewood of May Contain Nuts, a theatre company who deal mainly with mental health issues, challenging the stigma that surrounds the subject.

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