Category Archives: Mountains of Mourne

The Big Stone

When I was asked to paint An Cloch Mór, or ‘The Big Stone’ as it is known locally, I panicked at the thought of making a huge granite boulder on top of a mountain the subject of a painting. But … Continue reading

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More than just music at the Fiddler’s Green festival

UPDATE!

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When wildflowers aren’t wildflowers …

, Well done to Paul T. Corrigan, whose poem I selected as winner of Rattle Poetry “Artist’s Choice Award” in their recent Ekphrastic Challenge. A detail from a cottage scene in the Mourne Mountains here in Northern Ireland was the … Continue reading

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Of giants and dwarves…

UPDATE! My haibun, ‘Finding Narnia’ inspired by this grove of twelve redwoods in Kilbroney Forest Park, Rostrevor, is featured in the January edition of Contemporary Haibun Online. Original Post… HAIKU MASTERS in Kyoto Broadcast live on NHK World, Japan, December … Continue reading

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