As I Grow as a Writer…

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My Own 101 ‘Awesome Books to Read Before You Die’ List

My Own 101 ‘Awesome Books to Read Before You Die’ List I recently downloaded ‘50 Masterpieces you have to read before you die‘ onto my Kindle for a princely sum of less than a euro (around a dollar) because I wanted to read Don Quixote and couldn’t see why I… Read More »My Own 101 ‘Awesome Books to Read Before You Die’ List

girl at night with little fairy lights

Writing about writing – in rhyming couplets

Writing about writing – in rhyming couplets   Why is it that at 11:05 my mind seems to wake and words come alive? A clutch of wise phrases befitting a sage demand to be scribbled down on a page. My brain is now buzzing, fizzing and bright The one problem… Read More »Writing about writing – in rhyming couplets

standing by the sea

Illustrating poetry for the ‘S-Mum’

Illustrating poetry for the ‘S-Mum’ My blog has been mostly all writing with very little illustration but working on a little collaboration with another blogger can bring out some new ideas and forge new friendships, both fabulous things to do! So, here am I, down in Wexford, the sunny South… Read More »Illustrating poetry for the ‘S-Mum’

‘Saul’ and the ‘White Goose Cafe’ – a tale of a big bully

Once upon a time in Dublin there was a little boy called Saul who set up shop at the edge of the playground. He called his shop the ‘White Goose Café because he wanted to pretend to make food and drinks for the other children at break time. I don’t… Read More »‘Saul’ and the ‘White Goose Cafe’ – a tale of a big bully