Visit to St Mary’s

This took place on Wednesday in Haddington, East Lothian, and was our first primary school “author visit” in connection with Scordril. We loved meeting everyone and had a really good time. Many thanks to Emma Robertson, the deputy head, who arranged it.

We crammed lots into the hour, but one of the things the children did was to invent a few more dragon names in the same way we’d done ours. If you remember, this was by using a book of Norse Myths and Legends and mixing and matching the start and finish of Norse names.

These are some of the names we ended up with – and we shall try to use a few of them in book 3, which is provisionally called Yordis:

Andvek

Bergelnar

Bolki

Bolmir

Agki

Vekmir

Agmir

Varinar

(There were some other great invented ones, although they strayed outside the rules of the game!)

We were given a lovely “thank you” picture by two of the girls – Charlotte Smith and Emily Smith who are not sisters, they say – so we thought we’d share it:

stmarysdark

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