‘Suas’. My art exhibition (it’s about hope and healing).

It has been over 12 years since I exhibited a collection of my own work in a space devoted specifically to visual art, and I am delighted to be doing so this month at Tralee library. The venue is wheelchair accessible and open to all. Time really does fly, and my current work is all…… Continue reading ‘Suas’. My art exhibition (it’s about hope and healing).

Monday mood

Ice and going outside The ice has thawed for now, and it is lovely to be able to get out and about more. I’ve been visited by a fear of falling many times since an accident that left me unable to walk for a year. When when the ground is frosty I often stay indoors.…… Continue reading Monday mood

Protection (a poem).

PROTECTION (ODE TO THE MORRIGAN) Dark to light, death to rebirth You predict who will fall in battle The Morrigan rising; protector of all Bless our land and these cattle. The owl, the wolf, and the eel Souls of the dead and the living The power of healing by dawn and by night Psychic crow…… Continue reading Protection (a poem).

Blackberry picking and listening to poetry

In honour of the season and of one of my favourite poets, I recorded ‘Blackberry-Picking’ by Seamus Heaney. Listen here: Blackberry-Picking BY SEAMUS HEANEY Late August, given heavy rain and sun For a full week, the blackberries would ripen. At first, just one, a glossy purple clot Among others, red, green, hard as a knot. You…… Continue reading Blackberry picking and listening to poetry