Marvellous Monday

As Mondays go this one has been a good one. I woke up to find I'd been featured in the OnlineLives section in the Irish Examiner. Thanks so much for Denise O'Donohue for interviewing me, you can read all about it here. I had some lovely comments about the article and as I'm an 'oldie'... Continue Reading →

Creating with Clay

Last year I did a ceramics class with Rachel Quinn. It's the first time I've ever tried my hand with clay - well unless you count the time in primary school when I got thrown out of the pottery class for talking! Anyway I didn't really have a clue what I was doing but Rachel... Continue Reading →

Blacksmith for an hour

I was delighted when Michael Budd invited me along to his forge to try my hand at being a blacksmith for an hour. The family, were of course horrified, thinking I was going to burn part of my anatomy because I'm quite clumsy, or I used to be. For those of you who don't know... Continue Reading →

The Old Deanery, Killala, Co. Mayo

On my journey to Erris last week I stopped off at Killala along the way to meet up with Liz and Tony who run The Old Deanery Holiday Cottages. The cottages are located overlooking picturesque Killala Bay at the front and the majestic 12th century Round Tower at the back. Killala is pretty little village... Continue Reading →

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