How to Wrestle a Polar Bear

On the last Saturday before Christmas I escaped the hustle and bustle of all the last-minute shoppers and headed down to the The Factory performance space here in Sligo to hear the great explorer Thaddeus M. Whimsicleese (Bob Kelly) tell us all about his adventures. As I walked through the door I was transported to... Continue Reading →

It’s never too late to learn

I've done a few courses over the last year. The first one was computers, the second a cooking and budgeting course and the third and by far my favourite was drama. It may surprise people but I'm actually very shy in real life - even though sometimes I don't seem to be and it was... Continue Reading →

Send in the clowns

I went to The Model, Sligo today to see Branching out perform 'Johnny's Song' which was part of the Jack B Yeats exhibition Enter the Clowns. It was a very moving performance that told the story of Johnny Patterson who was a clown, entertainer, singer and composer. He composed several songs including 'The Stone Outside... Continue Reading →

County Sligo Youth Theatre

The County Sligo Youth Theatre are performing 'The Shadow of a Gunman' by Sean O'Casey tomorrow, Friday and Saturday at the Hawk's Well Theatre, Sligo. A poignantly comic and ultimately tragic play, set in the tenements of Dublin during the Irish War of Independence. The residents of an overcrowded slum house show wry wit and... Continue Reading →

Beautiful Ireland

Beautiful Ireland, originally uploaded by magnum_lady. Well it's been a quiet week so I haven't bothered blogging. The weather has been lovely. It's so much nicer doing the school run when the sun in shining. You might remember that I won a photo competition as past of the SO Sligo festival, well I got a... Continue Reading →

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