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Harbledown Hope Front Window of Bookshop

Harbledown Hope written by Catching Lives and Andrew Buller appears in front window display at Catching Lives bookshop, Palace Street, Canterbury

Catching Lives Bookshop celebrates Harbledown Hope’s launch The Catching Lives Bookshop, in Palace Street, Canterbury celebrates the release of Harbledown Hope written and illustrated by Catching Lives homeless clients with a beautiful front window display of the book and art

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Harbledown Hope Book Launch

Harbledown Hope: a journey through homelessness written and illustrated by Catching Lives with the assistance of children's author Andrew Buller

Introducing Harbledown Hope “Harbledown Hope: a journey through homelessness” is the first book to be written and illustrated by the incredibly talented clients at Catching Lives and co-authored by Andrew Buller. It is about a young orphaned fox’s traumatic journey, drawing

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Reflections of Writing with Catching Lives

Harbledown's wall showcasing the beautiful art work produced by the talented clients of Catching Lives homeless charity

For the past eighteen months I have been volunteering at the charity Catching Lives in Canterbury and have been heavily involved in a EU-funded literacy project with our homeless community. This written work is developing into our own illustrated children’s book

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How to Illustrate and Create Books for Children

Andrew Buller, author of The Rhymers, children's picture book alphabet rhyming characters

My name is Andrew Buller and I am author of the children’s picture book series The Rhymers. Within this piece I share my writing journey, as well as the tools and techniques I have used to successfully self-publish my books;

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Why I love my job…

As I stood in the woods near my home this morning I was struck by just how much I love what I do! To be establishing as a writer, illustrator, author is totally awesome! Yet that has not always been the

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Mid Year Reflections

Andrew Buller children's author of The Rhymers

Please forgive these moments of pure indulgence – reflections of my 2015 so far… At the beginning of the year I stood at home, looking out of the window, the rain pouring down, with no job to go to… Yet

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Video Rhymers!

Very excited today! My first Rhymers’ YouTube videos have been uploaded! Video #1 – The Rhymers – Vroom & Zoom – read by me!! I love the fact that I now have videos of me reading my stories up and

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Marketing – Push The Button!

Writing – love it! Drawing – love it! Drawing it all together and marketing it…hmmmmm…the jury’s out… Here I share my wrestles, as much as a form as therapy, as to encourage others that may be in a similar place!

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Becoming An Author

It’s a great thing when you can finally turn to someone who asks “what do you do?” and reply “I’m an author!” It is what I have dreamed of becoming for many years now. It is something I have worked

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