Sea View with Model Canon

Adventures in Label Lit

This year, Poetry Day Ireland was made all the more special by my participation in Label Lit: an innovative project, bringing poetry to the people, devised by Poet and Artistic Director, Maria McManus. For 2019, the project was given extra impact with the addition of sound! All fifty participating poets recorded their poems of place and they were added to a digital Poetry M'app and to Soundcloud. Poets also received 20 coloured labels each and were instructed to place them in and around the area their poem was inspired by.

Last Minute Christmas!

It's nearly Christmas!  Cue demented 'Slade' like roar (indicating blind panic).  You see, I'm having trouble prioritising at the moment.  I've got a Christmas...

Diamonds are a Queen’s Best Friend

The Queen's Diamond Jubilee is upon us (in fact it has been for the last four days), talk about making the most of an occasion! Despite the enthusiasm of the British public I do wonder if it's a case of 'God Save the Queen' or 'Thank God for an extra Bank Holiday'.
The Armoury Cafe, Glencree

Pascale Petit & Paul Durcan at The Shaking Bog – Review

To be surrounded by mountains is to be held in a green, sloping hug . . .  Those were my feelings en...