First of all I want to give thanks to Dropbox. I work out of my dropbox folder these days and thank goodness I do. At the end of my last round of edits I decided to read through the completed … Continue reading
Just to let people know I’ll be mostly offline for the next couple of weeks.
But when I come back… oh when I come back…
In the meantime, I found this clip of Eddie Lenihan, a seanchaí, and his story of the black dog. Seanchaí are traditional Irish storytellers and folk historians. I love Black Dog legends. There’s one near where I grew up, and my mother’s family come from Dartmoor so… enough said.
I’m currently reading Eddie Lenihan’s book Meeting the Other Crowd.
So… on Sunday, the last day of our Christmas Holidays, which was also Nollaig na mBan, as a treat primarily for me I think, we went to Collin’s Barracks, part of the National Museum of Ireland to see The Armagh … Continue reading
So right, well, due to matters beyond my control… well actually due to responsibilities which I can’t ignore and the massive headache that followed it… I didn’t manage to blog yesterday, which is annoying because I totally meant to. Because … Continue reading
Wow, this month ran away with me. Why? Well a number of reasons. Life, of course, and a bit of a whirl on ideas, research, rewrites etc. The research bit is what I’m thinking most of today. As a writer … Continue reading