The UnBEARAble Lightness of Being

It’s...it’s... what? Beautiful? Yes. Serene? Yes. Remote? Yes. But it’s more than that. It’s spacious. It’s the penthouse suite of landscapes. You could argue all landscapes are spacious - deserts, beaches, fields but deserts can be empty, patchwork fields can look congested, beaches can be desolate. Here the scenery is full - chock full of… Continue reading The UnBEARAble Lightness of Being


The Bronte Parsonage, Haworth.

I won a bursary to visit the Bronte Parsonage and to attend a Festival of Women's Writing. A dream prize. The weather was most un-Yorkshirelike, sunny with temperatures in the mid-twenties. That was until the last day when the heavens opened and made the moors look more like they do in the movies. Yorkshire is… Continue reading The Bronte Parsonage, Haworth.


Eat Your Heart Out Exhibition Launch

Memories of food in Morocco. There's so much wrapped up in this tagine piece - recovery from illness, the newness of a foreign country, gratitude and hope are bubbling away in the pot with the vegetables and spices! The exhibition is on in the beautiful Dun Laoghaire LexIcon library, on the 4th floor, for the… Continue reading Eat Your Heart Out Exhibition Launch