This time last year, I was thrilled to be awarded a bursary to the John Hewitt International Summer School that takes place annually in Armagh. It was an extraordinary experience. Congratulations to all those awarded bursaries this year – my
I’m pinching myself… have been for a few months now, because if I’m honest, I’m living the kind of ‘writerly’ life I always dreamed of. Okay, there’s no 5-book-deal with Penguin … yet … there may never be, but this
Can you believe it? Flash Fiction Armagh is a year old this month and what a year it’s been. For me personally, the highlight of this year/project has been the friendships that have begun and strengthened as a result of
March 2019 sees the first birthday of Flash Fiction Armagh. It’s been quite the year for us. Flash Fiction has been a delightful project and we wanted to somehow pay our writers for the stories they read at our events.
I like to keep things physical – no Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram – so it’s strange even to me that I’m guest-blogging for Byddi Lee. Let me tell you how this came about. It started, as so many writerly
His gaze is a little unsettling. Stern and aloof, he stares unflinchingly with glittering hungry eyes. It’s a gaze that follows me and did back when I was a child visiting the Armagh County Museum. I wonder what he makes
I’m recycling this picture from last year mainly because it’s one of my favourite photos of Armagh and also because it’s probably the only snow we’re going to see in Armagh this Christmas and that’s fine with me because Christmas