Waiting for the Tree and Being Creative

I can't wait. I'm one of those people who can't keep the grin off their faces come Christmas time. I've celebrated Christmas all over the globe, and I have fond memories of all of them, indiscriminately. There were the times when I used to decorate the tree under the watchful eye and witty direction of …

Tales from the Roaring Water Bay #1

It's 15.45 and I'm gazing out over the cliff at the Roaring Water Bay. Why did the Irish call it that? I can't see any roaring water. In fact, the only roaring around here is the result of the gentle coastal breeze. The North Atlantic seems pretty peaceful from where I'm standing, in the doorway …

Writers and Writing – Take Five

Believe it or not - it's sunny! Yes, the three consecutive months of rain have actually rained themselves out. Today we've had sunshine. So, naturally, all lawn enthusiasts laboured over their mowers - the sound of hiccuping, splutteringĀ motors filled the land for well over twelve hours. It's finally quiet now, but it is 8 pm …