When I was at my lowest I started writing. I dug out the notebook today and I can’t even remember writing some of the things! There are a couple that jumped out at me though, and actually had me shaking my head that I wrote them, so I’ve decided to publish them here.
It’s been a mixed bag of emotions this week. I feel like I’m on a wave, sometimes I’m a champion surfer riding the white horses, other times I’m struggling to stay afloat. I have found a new thing that helps though.
Yesterday afternoon I went along to Dooney Rock on the shores of Lough Gill to a meeting of ‘Bards in the Woods’. I’ve been following the Facebook page and the event sounded interesting so I went to find out more.
Today I went along to the Yeats Memorial Building for Young Yeats Open Mic event. It’s a great idea and is held once a month. People just turn up sing, play music, recite a poem or just sit and enjoy the entertainment and atmosphere. I watched Gary Hynes perform, he was very good. The open […]
This year the Yeats Day event includes the launch of a 10-day rescheduled and re-branded Craftfest Northwest festival honouring WB’s sisters Susan and Elizabeth – affectionately named Lily and Lolly by her siblings. Susan (Lily) was a keen embroiderist. Elizabeth (Lolly) trained under the renowned artist and textile designer William Morris in London. She was […]