The Copper Tree

The New Sky Box and the Logic Gene

Hilary Robinson | Posted 06.10.2013 | UK Tech
Hilary Robinson

My great excuse in all this is that my logic is perhaps more accurate than they are willing to accept. Given that technology changes so rapidly I consider it foolish to learn the ins and outs of one contraption only to find that the next model is around the corner effectively and immediately rendering defunct, the prequel.

The True Story of a Bereavement Workshop

Hilary Robinson | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Hilary Robinson

It was quite overwhelming to find the roots of our story were as the result of one incredible lady's inspiration and determination - and what a coincidence that Alfie Tate, one of the characters in the book had drawn a bird on his copper leaf, in memory of his teacher, because they had both "jumped for joy when they saw the first swallows of summer."

How to Talk to Children About Death

Hilary Robinson | Posted 07.01.2013 | Home
Hilary Robinson

Caroline's last hours in the hospice were peaceful for her but they were painful for us. When the phone call finally came to tell us that she'd died, despite the inevitability, the emotion was overwhelming.

Top Tips For Writing and Selling Your Book

Hilary Robinson | Posted 02.09.2012 | Home
Hilary Robinson

I could wax lyrical about the inner book and all that but hardly a day goes by when someone tells me how much they would like to write a book. Well, in many respects, it's never been easier to publish your own.

War And Words: How Cyber Editing Could Mean Heathcliff Becomes Boris Johnson

Hilary Robinson | Posted 03.08.2012 | Home
Hilary Robinson

The result? The kindle word, which appears eight times in War And Peace, (which in itself might warrant translation concerns for Tolstoy) was edited into extinction and replaced by 'nook'.

Emily Bronte's Shocking News!

Hilary Robinson | Posted 30.07.2012 | Home
Hilary Robinson

It's enough to spur excitement into Heathcliffe's restless spirit.