My January transition. Rest, art, and being happy.

Hello everyone, I hope that you are snug and comfortable reading this. It is a stinging cold, windy Winter here in Ireland, however I am enjoying January. December was not much fun. In fact, some days were so painful that I found them excruciating. A sense of loss caused a tsunami of tears, and that…… Continue reading My January transition. Rest, art, and being happy.

Old magazines, paint, and new ideas.

Yesterday it was warm enough to paint outside! I had a lovely few hours in the garden. The birdsong of the day was pure pleasure to my ears. Ireland has been cold for a few weeks, so after all the recent frost and ice, I relished observing the beauty of the thaw. Jewels of moisture…… Continue reading Old magazines, paint, and new ideas.

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).

Pausing to ponder (my visual arts practice).

The Visual Artists of Ireland commissioned me to write about my arts practice a few months ago. The latest publication has landed, and I am in very good company. Writing poetry, stories, and articles is fine, however when it came to talking about my own arts practice it was a challenge to condense over 20… Continue reading Pausing to ponder (my visual arts practice).

The Visual Artists of Ireland commissioned me to write about my arts practice a few months ago. The latest publication has landed, and I am in very good company. Writing poetry, stories, and articles is fine, however when it came to talking about my own arts practice it was a challenge to condense over 20…… Continue reading Pausing to ponder (my visual arts practice).

A period in history

A round-up of my socially-engaged arts practice. SHE FLOWS ALONG ‘She flows along’ concludes a 5-year cycle of socially-engaged art. It all began in 2017 when some of my yoga students told me that they had been to a yoga class in Limerick that was very physical. No warm-up was offered, nothing had been mentioned…… Continue reading A period in history