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Melissa Corkhill

By Melissa Corkhill

02nd November 2020

We are so excited to announce the winners in our 2020 Writing Competition. We spent a month pouring over the hundreds of entries that we received in, and it was a tough decision but here, we believe, are the cream of the crop...

Melissa Corkhill

By Melissa Corkhill

02nd November 2020

Melissa Corkhill

By Melissa Corkhill

02nd November 2020

2020 WINNER

The Winning Entry was written by Hannah Mackay-Jackson on Raising a Reader.

Hannah writes beautifully on how she surrounded her son with books and made them accessible to him from an early age. She shares how she chooses book that represent diversity and gender equality for young readers. You can read her entry in our 100th edition, out in March 21. For now, enjoy her blog at throughbookswegrow.wordpress.com.

2020 RUNNERS UP

Sarah Vaughan is a mother of three, holistic therapist and founder of the Do Try This at Home School - her entry is about reconnecting to nature. Read her inspiring words this week on our website.

Christopher Walker is a new dad who wrote poetically about his experience of supporting his partner to breastfeed - you can read his entry this week on our website and find him on Instagram - @a_couple_and_a_compass

Hannah McIntyre is a first time parent with a passion for sustainability, cruelty free beauty and vegan baking. Her wonderful entry was on cloth nappies and you can read it next week on our website. Find her on Instagram at littlepackofvegans

Alison Wareham wrote an inspiring article about her experience of beekeeping in her London garden. Buzzing with advice, you can find Alison on Linked In and read her writing on our website next week.

Nettie Gallagher wrote a magical piece entitled A True Childhood, which will be published in a couple of weeks time on our website. She writes about home-education on her blog and can be found on instagram: @ontheblossomtrail

Katherine Reeve usually writes short fiction but we’re glad she turned her hand to non-fiction for our 2020 Writing Competition. She wrote her entry on foraging and we’ll publish on our website in a couple of weeks time. She tweets at @K_R_Reeve

Josie Cremore wrote an uplifting, heartfelt piece on how going back to the earth helped her and her son through lockdown. You can read it on our website in a few weeks time. You can find here on Instagram at lovingyouislikelovingthedead

Gemma Read lives off grid in a yurt and wrote a beautiful piece on her children’s birth stories. A forest school leader and hula hoop instructor, she is currently putting all her energy into raising happy children, learning to grow veg and living a sustainable lifestyle. Find her on Instagram at yurt_mother and read her entry on our website in a few weeks time.

Jenny Woodcock wrote her informative, inspiring entry on foraging and you can read it on our website in a few weeks time. Meanwhile find her on Instagram @pretty_practical or her blog: pretty-practical.com

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