What the Book? While this looks like a typo, and I was really trying to say something rude, it is in fact a new podcast. If you like authors, books or more particularly, laughing, you may well enjoy a listen.Continue reading What The Book? A Great New Podcast and My First Interview
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As you know, I write some fantasy books, and sometimes I like to read fantasy books too and one of the fantasy books I read recently, I enjoyed so much, I invited the author to tell you about her and her amazing book. Her name is J.S Larmore and I am lucky to now, call her my friend. I think she may be your friend too but, I’m going to let her tell you all about that.Continue reading Barry’s Favourite Fantasy Books: Gaeamundi by J.S. Larmore
My friends, fellow humans, good and wondrous souls, you are the soldiers of the revolution. For this revolution we need no weapons, (hey, put that pitchfork down, I said we need ‘no’ weapons). We will shed no blood, cause no pain, we are soldiers of the Joy Revolution or #Joyrevolution.Continue reading Human Wellbeing: The Joy Revolution
Looking for more fun things to in school holidays? This list will get your ideas flowing. Remember to schedule in some downtime days at home, chilling out at home can be fun too.Continue reading Things to do in School Holidays
For the latest in my human wellbeing series, I’m writing about living with depression. This is really uncomfortable for me as I will be sharing more of myself than ever before on a public platform. I’ll be telling you things that nobody really knows about me and I have to be strong to write this. The reason I’m doing this, is to help anyone who is living with depression. I’m uncomfortable, but I’ve puffed my chest out and been brave, with the hope that maybe you will be inspired to do the same thing.Continue reading Living with Depression
Each year it becomes increasingly difficult to find ‘good’ Christmas gifts for kids. By ‘good’, I mean gifts that will stimulate the mind, encourage creativity or get the body moving. Most importantly, be FUN and make memories! Last year I gave you some gift ideas that helped you buy presents for nieces and nephews and this year, I am continuing this theme but with some super cool new ideas.Continue reading Christmas Gifts for Kids
For my latest works of poetry for kids I am writing a fantasy series. With each poem being about another creature of fantasy. So, if it’s poetry for kids you’re after, check out the seventh in the series about a mermaid.Continue reading Poetry for Kids: Fantasy Series
This week for my human wellbeing series, I’ll be talking about soul searching or more specifically, learning who you are and why you do the things you do.
‘Only through reflection can you see a true image of self’Continue reading Human Wellbeing: Soul Searching
This week for my blog I’ve written a poem that’s not in my usual style. This is about humanity, about the arguments we have, about how divided we are as a species and the winds of change that are threatening to blow a storm. Enjoy and thanks for reading!Continue reading The Things that Happen on Earth: A Poem by Barry S. Brunswick
This week for my monthly human wellbeing blog I’m going to explore happiness. I’ll start with a very important question.Continue reading Human Wellbeing: Happiness
This week it’s another one of my poetry for kids in my crazy blog. Have you met this little boy who became a musical genius?Continue reading Poetry for Kids: Fantasy Series
Take an exclusive sneak peak at the first three chapters of the epic adventure of a generation. Part one of this fantasy book trilogy available now on Amazon.Continue reading A Fantasy Book
This week for the human wellbeing series we’re going to explore kindness and how it can benefit us, benefit our loved ones and just plain make the world a better place.Continue reading Human Wellbeing: Kindness
This week it’s the second part of my comic strips for kids Benji the Wonderdog: Benji in space. Read part 1 here if you missed it.
The last time we saw Benji he was stuck under a huge pile of rocks with his friend Ruby Red, and if that wasn’t bad enough, he was surrounded by 12-foot alien robot cats! Will he meet a grisly end? Will he escape the jaws of death? Find out now.Continue reading Benji the Wonderdog in Space, a Comic Strip for Kids
This weeks blog, is one of my comic strips for kids. Meet Benji the Wonderdog, he’s a secret agent dog and this is the story of when he went to space to help a race of alien dogs. So, if it’s comic strips for kids you’re looking for this is the place for you.Continue reading Benji the Wonderdog in Space, a Comic Strip for Kids
For my latest works of poetry for kids, I am writing a fantasy series. With each poem about another creature of fantasy. So, if it’s poetry for kids you’re after, check out the fifth in the series about a Pixie.Continue reading Poetry for Kids: Fantasy Series
What is Positive Thinking?
Positive thinking in its simplest form, is to find the good in a situation. It’s searching for the point of view that will show you that even in a negative situation you will become a stronger, better or a more well-rounded person.Continue reading Human Wellbeing: Positive Thinking
Normally I wouldn’t do two poetry for kids blogs back to back, but I’ve been feeling very poetic lately. So, this week it’s a hilarious poem about a tyrannosaurus. It’s a fun poem to read aloud, enjoy!Continue reading Poetry for Kids: Fantasy Series
For my latest works of poetry for kids I am writing a fantasy series. With each poem being about another creature of fantasy. So, if it’s poetry for kids you’re after, check out the fourth in the series about The Faeries Three.Continue reading Poetry for Kids: Fantasy Series
This week’s human wellbeing blog is an unselfish one. It’s about friendship. Having and being a good friend is one of the most rewarding and beautiful parts of life, it’s good for your heart, good for your soul and wonderful for your own wellbeing.Continue reading Human Wellbeing: The Gift of Friendship
Are you looking for some new ideas for kids activities? This week I’m talking about stuff to do in the garden and some hacks that will help you if you don’t have a garden.Continue reading Kids Activities: Cool Stuff to do in the Garden
Hi, if your kids are bored play this, What’s the Biggest Animal Quiz game with them. It’ll keep them busy for a few minutes and keep them sharp.Continue reading Free Family Quiz Game About the Biggest Animals
For my latest works of poetry for kids, I am writing a fantasy series. With each poem being about another creature of fantasy. So, if it’s poetry for kids you’re after, check out the third in the series about a giant.Continue reading Poetry for Kids: Fantasy Series
As a parent or even as a human, assuming you are a human of course, me time is a very important part of human wellbeing. These are the times we are just being us. Doing what we enjoy, just because we can.Continue reading Human Wellbeing: Why is Me Time Important?
Playing kids sports in smaller spaces requires special rules to fit your space but if you’re inventive enough many sports can be played in a limited area.Continue reading Kids Sports in Smaller Spaces
With the school holidays upon us you might be planning a road trip and needing some new games to play in the car. As we all know, road trips can seem so boring to kids with them constantly asking: ‘Are we there yet?’ Just as you pull out the driveway. Continue reading Games to Play in the Car
For my latest works of poetry for kids I am writing a fantasy series. With each poem being about another creature of fantasy. So, if it’s
poetry for kids you’re after, check out the second in the series about a unicorn.
Normally I write blogs for you to have fun with your kids but in this new series I will be focusing on you, the parents and your wellbeing. Who are the best parents? Happy parents and I’d like to help you be happy. On the first Thursday of each month, I will be publishing a blog focusing on different aspects of your wellbeing. This is the first one in the series and it’s about mindfulness. Continue reading Parents Wellbeing: The Benefits of Mindfulness
This week it’s story time. Check out this free short story for kids, Sewer Poachers. So, sit down get a nice cup of coco and enjoy this mini adventure full of twists and turns. It’s story time for you and your kids, enjoy!Continue reading Story Time: Sewer Poachers
For my latest works of poetry for kids, I am writing a fantasy series, with each poem being about another creature of fantasy. So, if it’s poetry for kids you’re after, check out the first in the series about a troll.Continue reading Poetry for Kids: Fantasy Series
I’ve been writing jokes for kids for quite some time now, so I thought I’d compile a few of my favourite ones. I’ve added a few limericks too, so it’s limericks and jokes for kids. Hold on to your sides and away we go! Continue reading Jokes for Kids: Part 2
‘Kon’nichiwa one and all, I am chef Inamoto and welcome to my kitchen. I have a couple of great, lip-smacking, belly-satisfying and yummy recipes for you. Kids cooking is inventive, creative and fun, so let’s give it a go.’Continue reading Kid’s Cooking: The Power of Flour
Hello, for a little fun I’ve made some printable puzzles for you. Check out this sport crossword and word search for kids. The word search has fifteen answers that are all about sport. They are the same as the crossword answers, so you can solve the clues to find out which words you need to find or find the words to work out the answers to the crossword. The choice is yours!
Allow me to tell you three tales about three tales. My latest creation, Barry S. Brunswick’s Tall Tales, is a collection of very different short stories for kids and colourful illustrations brought together for one book. This is the story of how they happened.Continue reading Barry Brunswick’s Tall Tales: 3 Short Stories for Kids
This week for my funny poems for kids series, it’s funny Valentine’s Day poems. So, it’s time to get unromantic and laugh our way through love’s yuckiest day! Check out this collection of five funny poems for kids with a Valentine’s theme.Continue reading Funny Poems for Kids: Yucky Valentine’s Day Love Poems
This week, it’s a one of my comic strips for kids. Meet Benji the Wonderdog, he’s a secret agent dog and this is the story of how he got recruited by the natural intelligence agency. So, if it’s comic strips for kids you’re looking for this is the place for you.Continue reading Benji the Wonderdog: Origins, a Comic Strip for Kids
This week, I have a free colouring in project for the kids to enjoy. With its famous striped coat, the majestic tiger is one of the most iconic and powerful animals on the planet. Simply print out the page, get the crayons or pencils out and try this great tiger colouring in. Be extra careful not to go over the lines though!Continue reading Fun Free Tiger Colouring in Project
We all have a strange fascination for sharks. It’s a mix of primal fear and admiration at their perfection.
With over 450 recognised species of shark in the world’s oceans and even some rivers, they are one of the most diverse creatures on the planet. Here are some fun facts that you might not know already and some you might.Continue reading Fun Facts About Sharks to Teach Your Kids
Hi, if your kids are bored play this fun ocean quiz with them. It’ll keep them busy for a few minutes and keep them sharp.Continue reading Free Family Quiz Game About the Ocean
This week it’s a another one of my free short stories for kids on my crazy blog. Have you ever wondered what jelly fish talk about? Well, I have, and this is what I decided would be on the top of their conversation list.
With the excitement of Christmas and the New Years fireworks over, you might be needing some new ideas to keep the kids entertained. These ideas for fun things to do in the school holidays will spark the imagination and get the creative juices flowing, all without using devices! Continue reading Fun Things to do in the School Holidays
Hello, for a little fun I’ve made some printable puzzles for you. Check out this Christmas crossword and word search for kids. The word search has fifteen answers that are all about Christmas. They are the same as the crossword answers, so you can solve the clues to find out which words you need to find or find the words to work out the answers to the crossword, the choice is yours!Continue reading Christmas Crossword and Word Search for Kids
After the Christmas dinner is over and the family have all gone home, what are you left with? Lots and lots of leftover turkey and probably some Christmas ham, so unless you want turkey or ham sandwiches every day for a month, finding some good left over turkey recipes to use it up in a lip smackingly delicious way is what you need. Here is my one of my favourite left over turkey recipes: Turkey and Ham Pie.Continue reading Left Over Turkey Recipes: Turkey and Ham Pie
With Christmas almost here, everything around you is, Christmas this and Christmas that, and as part of my funny poems for kids blogs that I like to do from time to time (I was a poet long before I was a storyteller), I thought now was a great time of year to publish one. So, let’s forget the shopping, the stress and the high street vampires trying to bleed us dry and just have a bit of a laugh. So this time my funny poem for kids is: A Poem That Has Nothing to do with Christmas.Continue reading Funny Poems for Kids: A Poem that has Nothing to do with Christmas