Category Archives: Warrenpoint

A video ku from the Mournes

The last time I was out for a drive with my family before lockdown was on Mothers Day, March 22nd. My husband drove my daughter and me from Warrenpoint through the village of Rostrevor and when he took this road … Continue reading

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Strange days…

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The Label, the Map and the Jukebox

The Label I must admit, I’m a sucker for quirky ways of distributing poetry. There’s something very enjoyable about watching the reaction of the public when they have been unexpectedly exposed to a poem. Belfast-based, Fermanagh poet Maria McManus is … Continue reading

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Greetings from the east coast! A couple of haiga from these parts…

For those unfamiliar with this term, a haiga is a combination of short form poetry such as haiku or tanka and artwork. Welcome to those of you who are visiting this blog via Rattle Poetry. I look forward to reading your … Continue reading

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Travel writing – sometimes you don’t have to go too far…

Carlingford Lough and the Mountains of Mourne (oil painting by me 🙂 ) When I entered a travel writing competition a few months ago, I decided to write a short article about my hometown of Warrenpoint and the surrounding area. Sometimes you have … Continue reading

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Twilight at Narrow Water – Merry Christmas!

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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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