Mouse and Muse: Trevor’s Website
Trevor is a writer of… poetry for children and adults, short stories, a novel, books of local interest, education resources.
Latest book: ‘Son of the Secret Gardener’, the story of his grandfather, gardener to Frances Hodgson Burnett, and of his father’s time working in some of the gardens of great houses, about which he kept fascinating detailed diaries..
He regularly performs and collaborates with Dez Allenby and Frances Kelly as ‘Three Voices’. at The Ropewalk in Barton-upon-Humber.
Why Mouse and Muse?
The Mouse and Muse site is a bit like a virtual cupboard – but one which I can keep tidier than most real cupboards. I’m using it to store information about my writing and other work as well as taking the opportunity to keep a blog, when I feel like it. ‘The Mouse and the Muse’ was the title of a book I wrote many years ago to explore the creative use of computer technology in the teaching of English. It seems a neat way to combine the technical with the imaginative, so I’ve hung on to it.
Get in touch today
Some reflections on books and writing as well as some interesting people and places.
This replaces the ‘Mouse and Muse too’ blog and starts afresh!
Latest writing projects: a video story and a new version of an old favourite.
This shows how a microclimate can be created in which these beauties not only survive and grow, but flourish.
The 12th Annual Wheelbarrow Weekend just went by. My entry doesn't much like a barrow but it is one - or, at least, the remains of one. After the bottom rusted away all I was left with was a skeleton - and here he is with a few lotions and potions to tempt you. Oil of...
I was about to use the term 'picaresque' to describe these books but when I looked up the meaning just to be sure, it was defined as roguish or, at the very least, impish. I thought it meant a narrative which describes incidents in someone's life rather than a story...
The tales of Odin, Thor, Loki and all are as weird as you would expect. Though no weirder than the Greek myths with which we are much more familiar.
Two Jonathan Coe novels with familiar tropes but different feel.