At The Model

I was thrilled to have one of my photos chosen to be in the Cairde Visual Exhibition at The Model Art Gallery, Sligo. The opening night was last night and I was in two minds all the way along as to if I should go or not. A friend of mine said she would go […]

Monday Miscellany

Ah it’s that time of the week when I throw the random thoughts in my head onto the blog. Some of it’s dull, some of it’s mad, but you might find some of it interesting. I’ve decided if I was an animal I’d be an overexcited puppy. I have a tendency to be very enthusiastic […]

Revisiting Old Haunts

Today I went up to a famine village with the Coolaney Drawing Project. We have been visiting various places near our village and drawing them. The last time I went up to the village with the group was last year.

Learning to see

I’m taking observational drawing classes at the moment, it’s probably one of the most difficult things I’ve ever done. Kiera, my teacher, tells me it’s all about learning to see. My problem is that I can’t see properly…I know that sounds strange but I can’t see straight lines, I can’t tell the perspective of things. […]

The Dream??

This week someone asked me what my dream was. That’s a difficult question and one I hadn’t really thought about. In many ways I’m living the dream, I have a beautiful house, a wonderful family including the dogs, food on the table and I’m fairly healthy.

A big week for exhibitions

My exhibition opened at St. John’s Community Hospital, Sligo yesterday. It’s a permanent photography exhibition and I was thrilled to be asked to be involved. Some of my work involves documenting art workshops at day centres for older people. I’ve seen how positive these workshops are and what a difference they make to the people. […]