After writing the piece for The Examiner I was contacted by http://www.skelligmichael.com and asked to write a piece about my experience of living on Skellig Michael. Here it is. https://www.skelligmichael.com/three-unforgettable-months-skellig-michael-guide/
And I've won one of them! Thrilled, delighted, emotional, excited. Burst out crying when I got the email. I always have such an emotional response to writing successes. And this is what I've won:- It's like a writing selection box!
Over 600 applications. 3 Full Awards, 2 Partial Awards, and 28 Finalists - I'm one of these.
Grief is like a tidal wave from the sea of normal life. It rears up, dwarfs you, intimidates and shocks you, sweeping you away, leaving only the debris and detritus of your life in its wake. When you pick yourself up and look behind, the path is littered with fragments of your previous existence -… Continue reading Novembre – Mois des Morts
They say to see a ghost is a harbinger of death. How right they are. It was a long time ago. It happened in the USA, in a house known to be haunted. Only visitors to the house ever saw the ghost, never the family. The family heard noises, found furniture disturbed, items moved but… Continue reading A Ghost Story – A True One