‘…And Where Do You Get Your Ideas From?’ The inevitable question for writers?

An idea can come in many forms. It can be an inkling, a notion, a concept, a feeling, a thought, an understanding, a hint, a picture, an awareness, even, contentiously, a form of knowledge. Ideas arise out of embodied experience and out of the intellect. They arise out of plurality. They are changeable and multiplicitous and sometimes… Continue reading ‘…And Where Do You Get Your Ideas From?’ The inevitable question for writers?

Easter, And Other Spring Festivals Around The World

Easter 'The springtime celebration of Easter is a Christian tradition marking the day Jesus Christ is said to have come back to life. The day is a celebration of Christianity, but it’s also a celebration of new beginnings and the changing seasons. In 2021, Easter (was) celebrated on Sunday, April 4. On Easter Sunday, people… Continue reading Easter, And Other Spring Festivals Around The World

Colour, Create And Complete Your Own Works Of Art

Also see  https://eileenmoynihan.wordpress.com/kids-and-teens-fan-club/ Mine and my sister's new colouring book based on the original illustrations in the book, A Posy of Wild Flowers Our New Colouring Book Has Arrived! I am happy to give you the good news that my sister and I have produced a beautiful colouring book, with poems about wild flowers and… Continue reading Colour, Create And Complete Your Own Works Of Art

Book Covers For Children’s Books: What Makes Them Memorable And Enticing?

Many of us admire the covers of old books , especially those for children. I personally love the art on them and the embossed look that many have, which turns them into something beautiful to treasure. This was known as the 'Golden Age' in children's literature, 'a period dating from around 1880 to the early… Continue reading Book Covers For Children’s Books: What Makes Them Memorable And Enticing?

Ireland Reads: A Keep Well Initiative

'Ireland Reads is part of the government-backed Keep Well initiative, and will encourage everyone to discover the joy of reading and participate in a national day of reading on Thursday, 25th February. It’s all about promoting the power of reading for enjoyment and wellbeing – combatting lockdown by encouraging people to get into a habit of… Continue reading Ireland Reads: A Keep Well Initiative