Learning How to Decorate a Christmas Wreath

This week, I learned how to decorate a Christmas wreath at our local Women’s Shed. Our Inner Children found inspiration in Santa’s grotto, singing a rousing “Jingle Bells, as we posed for posterity: I loved the polar bears, reindeer, the snowmen and the penguin… I bet Santa did too… Getting Creative Our tutors taught us … More Learning How to Decorate a Christmas Wreath

Christmas Craft Fairs

I have been busy, promoting Watching the Daisies at Donegal Christmas Craft Fairs. A HUGE part of these events is networking with other people. Last Friday I met fellow author Sean Hillen, who has been “a war correspondent, medical reporter, travel writer, editor and publisher…” We had a lovely chat, and exchanged books. Sean has just … More Christmas Craft Fairs

The Book Owl – Interview and Book Review

This delightful memoir has a number of threads running through it, all of which the author skilfully weaves together into an appealing whole. Music is one of the threads, right from Brigid’s youth when she danced to Alan Freeman’s Pick of the Pops in the living room, to attending concerts of performers like Thin Lizzy,… via … More The Book Owl – Interview and Book Review

And the Winner of the Giveaway is…

Many, many thanks to everyone who liked and shared my post First Anniversary GIVEAWAY and E-book Promotion The response was phenomenal. Sadly, there can only be one winner. Drum roll… And the winner is Joyce Kostakis of https://walkininvestigationsnovel.com Congratulations Joyce. 0.99 Price Reduction If you want to avail of the 0.99 offer for the e-book, I … More And the Winner of the Giveaway is…

Decoupage Days#2

I am making the majority of my Christmas presents this year. A lot of my gifts will feature the art of decoupage, which is lots of FUN to do. My post Decoupage Days shares techniques and tips on transforming bird boxes, chairs and shoes. In this post I will share how to create beautiful Nature Stones. … More Decoupage Days#2

Celebrating One Year as a Self Published Author

I celebrated one year as a self published author yesterday. My inspirational self help and travel memoir “Watching the Daisies – Life Lessons on the Importance of Slow” was uploaded to Amazon Kindle on 14th November 2016. It was the beginning of a new learning curve. Despite studying the self publishing do’s and don’ts in … More Celebrating One Year as a Self Published Author