Sunday Thoughts

It's been a week of connections and reconnections, although I'm not the most sociable person in the world I do think the connections were missing during all the lockdowns. I met a new person this week, purely by chance, I knew of them already, but I'd never spoken to them. I felt a very strong... Continue Reading →

The New Art and Craft Fair Sligo

I was delighted to finally get to The New Art and Craft Fair in Sligo town today. I've heard great things about it from so many people so I was delighted to go along to see for myself. It's in the stunning Gillooly Hall, opposite the Cathedral, the hall dates back to the 1880s and... Continue Reading →

The Model Reopens

The Model, Sligo is set to reopen on Thursday 23rd of July and I was delighted to be asked along today for a preview of the exhibitions and to find out more about the plans for opening in our new normal. Emer McGarry, the director of The Model, gave us a guided tour of the... Continue Reading →

An even better day!

For a week that started off pretty badly today turned it all around. There's quite a bit of news on the horizon but I won't tell you about that just yet 😉 I had a meeting this afternoon but before that I went for a bit of a ramble around Roscommon. The first stop was... Continue Reading →

Felt Fantastic

I went to a needle felt workshop today with Alison Hunter - who is an amazingly talented artist. I wasn't sure what to expect and I thought it might involve sewing which would be fine until I explain that I spent most of my time at school skipping that particular class. I'm a different person... Continue Reading →

Jellybeans for breakfast

It's been a challenging couple of days and as I've found so often in the past there's always something reassuring that happens to tell me I'm going in the right direction. Today was one of those light-bulb moments. I went along to 'Homecoming' with Rachel Webb at the North Leitrim Women's Centre today. It was... Continue Reading →

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