Category Archives: Places

The role of ‘fusoku-furi’ in the art of photo haiku

FURTHER UPDATE: I was excited to learn over the Christmas holidays that my entry in the January episode of the award-winning Japanese TV programme HAIKU MASTERS won Haiku Master of the Month. Haiku master and judge Michio Nakahara said, “The … Continue reading

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Muse India – Triveni feature

“In Hindu tradition, Triveni refers to the confluence of three major rivers, the Ganga, the Yamuna and the Saraswati, at a place called Prayag. But here at Muse India, it signifies the coming together of Japan, India, and the rest … Continue reading

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Latest oil painting

I will be showing my latest oil painting of the keep at Narrow Water Castle during the Newcastle Arts Festival this week. It will be on display in a new exhibition space next to the Avoca Hotel. I will be around on Saturday … Continue reading

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Pinspiration!

Burning Bush 2 online literary magazine Inspiration comes in many forms and I have just had a piece of work published that started life when I stuck a pin in a map of the world. 🙂 Earlier in the year, … Continue reading

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Inspired by blues

I have had some artwork and poetry published today over at Postcard Poems & Prose. This is a great ezine that combines writing, art and photography, so if you are in interested in viewing or submitting some of your work, … Continue reading

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A New Ulster gets the blues

A New Ulster is Northern Ireland’s newest literary and arts journal available as an e-zine and in print. Edited by Amos Greig and Arizahn, the magazine showcases the works of established and up-and-coming poets, short fiction writers, photographers and artists … Continue reading

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Percussion

Percussion platinum pond surface drum-skin taut a water boatman beats his silent tatoo   This poem was inspired by childhood Saturdays when we used to collect frogspawn at Campbell’s Pond in Warrenpoint. I used to love watching the different bugs … Continue reading

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Haiga

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Best of Bulgaria

Eastern Europe is not the first destination I would have thought of when planning a summer holiday, but I’m really pleased we took up the offer of an apartment by the Black Sea for fifteen days in July. My husband and our two children … Continue reading

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Twilight Reflections

twilight’s hush ripples over the lough leaving only the rush of young waves that have come from afar to kiss this shore and offer watery bliss to the weather-beaten rocks that wait blushing under the watchful eye of streetlamps

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