In my last post, I mentioned the predictions Donegal’s prophetess Miseog made about the coming of the first railway to this part of Donegal. Today I will share the highlights of a recent visit to Donegal Model Railway Show, hosted by Donegal Railway Heritage Centre – located in Donegal Town. I have included this post as one … More Donegal Model Railway Show
Today’s excerpt from my memoir “Watching the Daisies- Life Lessons on the Importance of Slow”, recounts how I found my voice, after reading Julia Cameron’s book “The Artist’s Way”. “One of the many books I read around this time was Julia Cameron’s “The Artist’s Way.” Julia suggested a series of writing and other creative exercises designed … More Artist’s Dates
Four members of Irish World music band “Kila” (the full band has eight members) braved showers of rain on Thursday to play in the courtyard of Glenveagh Castle as part of The Earagail Arts Festival. I was incredibly blessed to procure a ringside seat among an international audience dressed in raincoats and armed … More Kila at Glenveagh Castle
As I continue to enjoy my blogging slow down, I am unashamedly re-blogging another post. I hope you enjoy this musical interlude. I first saw Bryan Adams in Edinburgh on 20th February 1984, supporting Tina Turner on her “Private Dancer” Tour. I attended a second concert when Bryan was a most deserving lead performer. On 11 May … More Bryan Adams Rocks Belfast!
In 2015, my pavlova style changed forever after witnessing Welsh actor Michael Sheen’s winning triple layer pavlova on “Great British Comic Relief Bake Off. ” Michael used passion fruit and lemon curd for his filling – a beautiful combination. In March, I used an alternative filling of fresh raspberries and blueberries, to create a celebration birthday … More Triple Layer Pavlova
Titanic Belfast Today I am re-posting a taster from the prologue of my memoir “Watching the Daisies – Life Lessons on the Importance of Slow.” “Rainbows Over Belfast,” describes my colourful experiences at a Tom Jones concert, in August 2012. “Seconds later, a series of efficient roadies dressed in sombre shades of black, grey and olive … More Rainbows Over Belfast
Sally Cronin is an incredibly generous writer and blogger who supports LOTS of authors and bloggers (myself included) through her blog Smorgasbord Invitation – a blog with a view – on books, music, humour and health. She has written ten books on a variety of topics, ranging from health to media training. This week I read and reviewed … More When Sally Met Sam