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    Cork Midsummer Festival Burning Bright

    Tonight we headed up to the city for a night of art, in Cork, a former European City of Culture. Sometimes we forget just how great Cork city is. Having been spoiled by the wonders of London and Kyoto, it often pales in terms of […]

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    Happy Birthday, My Five Hundred Year Old Friend

    “I’m not sure I ever thought I’d be 90,” my friend said, as she sipped on a cup of tea in the sunshine. “But I’m enjoying it, immensely.” We were throwing her a small birthday party – nothing too much trouble, she wanted to be […]

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  • Yes

    #CreateChange

    It’s not everyday you get to create change on a national scale. Today is one of those days. One of those days which democracy rules… and the power is returned to the people. Use it well my friends.   Today Ireland votes whether or not […]

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  • Creative Womens Circle

    Calling in the Creative Women’s Circle

    A vision keeps returning. Keeps demanding to be heard. In my head. In questions from others. Will you do more group calls? When are you going to teach writing? I need a creative circle… I have so much content ready to go but the thought […]

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    Joy Pockets

    Goodness it’s been a long time since I’ve shared my little pockets of joy. Here there are: Our cherry blossom picnic – a highlight of my year every year. Family and friends gathered and my sister shared her new instrument, a gubal – my new […]

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  • How I STOPPEDtrying To Be

    How I Stopped Trying to Be Superwoman and Took on a Dream Team

    “I’ve got enough work for three of me.” This was me. To anyone who would listen. In 2013. Not enough money for three of me. Just work. But sometimes it takes a little lot of time. And courage. After years of being a lone wolf, […]

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    Dream Gathering 2014

    Where does any funky Irish-based, festival-loving dreamer hang out? At the Dream Gathering of course. Held on the weekend of the Super Moon. Despite having flu I was NOT going to miss Dream Gathering 2014, which I had booked early bird tickets for the whole […]

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    Unlearning

    I have spent the past decade unlearning who I was. You know me as a writer who writes books and blog posts about women and creativity and taboo from personal experience. I now write in my mother tongue… a strange mish mash of intuitive poetry, […]

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  • Red Tent Rising – A Resource-Full Post

    I am just getting the supplies ready for our very first red tent gathering… a box of womancraft books for the red tent library, a piece of embroidery for the centre piece, a welcome sign, some futons for resting and reading…. It will be the […]

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  • Purging darkness

    As many of you may know we have been so hopeful about the promise of a new second level school in our local area, and active in our personal involvement in the campaign to make it an Educate Together school. It has been a strong […]

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