Category Archive for: ‘Other stuff’

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    Passion in Colour – Food, Books and Art at Ballymaloe LitFest 2015

    This weekend is the 3rd annual Kerrygold Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food and Wine – to give it its full title – LitFest to friends – foodie heaven, jam packed with inspiration round every corner and yumminess on every plate. It’s a place where I […]

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    I Will Be a Writer When…

    Many of us live in a “labyrinth of self-imposed limitations” (thanks to one of my self-publishing students, Linda English, for that phrase). Especially when it comes to our creativity. And double-especially when it comes to owning ourselves as writers, or artists, or whatever creative pursuit […]

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    I believe in the good things coming

    Very often I lose sight of what Dreaming Aloud is about. It is so nebulous. It covers so many different topics: gratitude, shame, world changing, creativity, depression, power, money, business, family life… I wonder what the connecting factor is. I worry that it needs to […]

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    Spectrum 2015 – Creativity and Healing

    I want to tell you about an amazing online gathering (workshop) of artists, healers and visionaries which I am SO excited to be part of… it’s been SO hard for me to keep it under wraps till now. On May 1, we will begin a […]

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  • Protected: What Happened?

    There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

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    Pass the Cake

    Those who know me know my passion for baking… and eating cake. It is no mistake that I earned the soubriquet “The Queen of Puddings” from a good friend… and even started a baking blog of the same name! But now cake is unfortunately the […]

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    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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    The Game of Life

    Our family’s favourite game at the moment is the Game of Life. That ’80s classic board game, which I in turn loved as a child. It’s a great allegory for this game… we call life. We take it all so seriously. But it is just […]

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    Grandmothers, Paint and Books…

    Lots of excitement here. The new Dreaming Aloud website is moving ever closer, it’s being created day by day… lots of lovely colour and fresh white space… I’m loving it and can’t wait to show it off… only about 2 weeks to go till I […]

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    Happy May Day

    Happy May Day!  A day to celebrate fertility, and the Earth coming into bloom once more.To celebrate there’s 20% off all my books – paperback and e-books – today only from The Happy Womb – all books come signed and with a bookmark! Use code mayday20 […]

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