October, Part One: In which we wonder if deadlines can be prorogued?

Originally posted on The Inspiration Project:
The Inspiration Project started with an idea to hold creative writing events to offer practical advice, honesty, and inspiration to aspiring writers. September saw our last event of 2019, at the gorgeous LexIcon library in Dun Laoghaire. We loved meeting our amazing writers, and can’t wait to see where…

Remembering…

When we lose someone life changes forever. Grief comes calling and brings with it exhaustion and a sadness no joy can lift. We understand the world is still turning and people are busy with their lives, but it is a lonely place to be. As time passes people move on, and as they are busy … More Remembering…

Sticks and stones…

There is an old saying ‘Sticks and stones may break my bones but words can never hurt me,’ I’ve never agreed with that as there are some words which can do more damage than any bone break ever would.  However, tonight I discovered another reason to disbelieve it. Tonight, I finished a story for my … More Sticks and stones…

And… Breathe

While holidaying in heaven recently, (Allihies, West Cork) yer man and myself went to visit Dzoghen Beara. It’s a buddhist retreat centre between Castletownbere and Allihies. We’d not been there before. Well, that’s not exactly true. We drove into it about fourteen years ago and on getting out of the car were struck by the … More And… Breathe

Tick tock.

There are times in life when the child within us is never too far from the surface. So it is with me as I count the hours until I head off to my favourite place in all the world… Allihies. This is what the Summer is all about. Getting the chance to get away for … More Tick tock.