The Diary of a Wizard – Week Twenty Six

Hey friend! Welcome to the best blog for where the happenings of wizards happen. This week I’ve heard a rumour that there’s a kid-eating witch in The Enchanted Woods. This calls for an immediate investigation.

The Diary of a Wizard – Week Twenty Five

Hey friend! Welcome to the best blog for wizardy madness. This week I’m playing delivery boy for The Grand High Wizard. I have to get a package for him. Undoubtedly knowing The Grand High Wizard, it will not be an easy task.

The Diary of a Wizard – Week Twenty Four

Hey friend! This week on the best blog for stuff that happens in a wizard’s world, I’ve gotta babysit the Grand High Wizard’s Apprentice. It’s sure to be a tough week, he’s a really bad apprentice, so it’s gonna be testing.

The Diary of a Wizard – Week Twenty Three

Hey friend! Welcome to the best blog for Halloween magic. This week on the Halloween special part 2, as you know, we’ve got an undead freaky vegan zombie conundrum in The Enchanted Woods and my best friend, and 500-year-old Cave Witch, Caladium Crane and I are in some serious trouble! You may wanna Check out part 1 first if you missed it.

The Diary of a Wizard – Week Twenty Two

Hey friend! This week on the best blog for all things Halloween fun, I’m doing a Halloween special! Of course, they’ll be undead zombie freaks running amok in The Enchanted Woods. This sounds like a job for a miraculously marvellous mage or even a whacky wonderous wizard! Let’s see if we can make the dead, that became undead, redead!

The Diary of a Wizard – Week Eighteen

Hey friend! Welcome to the best blog around. Yay! This week I have to get busy and find a new steed. No wizard can afford to go steedless for long and hopefully this one’ll be a bit more trusty and maybe even more magical than Horace was.

The Diary of a Wizard – Week Seventeen

Hey friend! Welcome to the best blog about wizardy things. This week I’ve reached the end of my tether. Me and Horace have got to have stern words I’m afraid. He’s just taken this too far. I mean we’re on week 17 and he only took me 100 metres in week 5 when I had to negotiate a peace deal. Wish me luck!

The Diary of a Wizard – Week Sixteen

Hey friend! Welcome to the best blog about a wizard’s adventures. This week I’ve got to tangle with a fearsome swamp monster, that’s giving the swamp goblins a terrible time. I’d better don my wellington boots, and go and have a gander.

The Diary of a Wizard – Week Fifteen

Hey friend! Welcome to the best blog about the life of a wizard. This week I’ve heard that dark forces are at work in the frozen lands to the south by the foot of the Misty Mountains. A great battle is soon to take place and the meadow faeries need my help!

The Diary of a Wizard – Week Fourteen

Hey friend! Welcome to the best blog about the happenings that happen within The Enchanted Woods. This week I’ve had reports of weary travellers going missing in the darkest part of the woods. The word is foul play is suspected. I’d better check it out.

The Diary of a Wizard – Week Thirteen

Hey friend! Welcome! This is where we take the diary of a wizard and turn it into the best blog around for your entertainment purposes. This week I have to help free a village of dwarfs from a deadly lake monster. Wish me luck, monsters in my experience tend to be scary!

The Diary of a Wizard – Week Eleven

Hey Friend! Welcome back to the best blog about wizardy things. This week I promised King Harold I’d get the bats out of the tower tall at the top of his castle. I know it doesn’t sound like the job for a wizard, but they are vampire bats and they’ve been making meals out of the kingdom’s livestock. The unicorn farm’s been decimated.

The Diary of a Wizard – Week Nine

Hey Friend! Welcome to the best blog about the happenings of wizards. This week I’ve had a report of dragon fire in The Village at the Edge of the Woods. Sounds like the village folk are as jumpy as a jiggly jack rabbit about it. I’d better see if I can assist in any way.

The Diary of a Wizard – Week Eight

Hey friend! Welcome to the what I’m sure by now, is the world famous, best blog about all things wizard. This week I have to help out Good King Burt of Gonkingshire, he’s having trouble finding his daughter a suiter of royal blood. I don’t like to get involved with matters of the heart, but I guess as we’ve been friends for 53 years, I can’t really say no. Wish me luck, I’m probably gonna need it.

The Diary of a Wizard – Week Five

Hey friend! This week on the best blog for all things wizardy, I’ve got to negotiate a tricky peace deal between some ill-tempered Cave Trolls and some disgruntled Swamp Goblins. There’s been bloodshed for 103 years. I’ll need to be on top form for this one, it’s going to be tough.

The Diary of a Wizard – Week Four

Hey friend! Welcome to the best blog written by a wizard. This week, I’m going to see my best friend Caladium Crane. She’s a 500-year-old cave witch, don’t you know? She says she has a special quest for us to go on. I can’t wait to see what she’s got for me.

The Diary of a Wizard – Week Two

Hey there friend! Welcome back to the best blog around.

This week I will be spending a few days with the merpeople. The King Gillian, has been having trouble with feral sea horses and the kelp garden needs some pruning. I have to say I’m looking forward to this one!

The Diary of a Wizard – Week One

Hey there friend!! Welcome to the best blog about the life of a wizard!

This week I’ll need to get to the library to do some research. Sounds easy right? Well if was the run of the mill, high street library you’d probably be right, but this is the ancient library where all wizardly knowledge is kept. I know, I keep telling them to go digital, but these wizards are really set in their ways.

What The Book? A Great New Podcast and My First Interview

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.

Barry’s Favourite Fantasy Books: Gaeamundi by J.S. Larmore

Hey there friends!

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.

Christmas Gifts for Kids

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.

The Things that Happen on Earth: A Poem by Barry S. Brunswick

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!

Benji the Wonderdog in Space, a Comic Strip for Kids

Part 2

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.

Benji the Wonderdog in Space, a Comic Strip for Kids

Part 1

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.