Unexpected Characters

Characters are such a big part of writing and life - friends and lovers, enemies too. 

But I was thinking this week how even the inhuman can have character. 

I spent Friday morning at Huish Episcopi Academy in Somerset, doing an inspiration and aspiration talk, and teaching writing - HUSIH2.JPG

As the expressions show, it was a great day. And here's a large part of why - 

When I got to the Academy, there was a car parking space for me outside reception. And a teacher waiting to greet me, along with the Deputy Head.