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My Writing Resolutions for 2016

My Writing Resolutions for 2016

| January 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Happy New Year to everyone out there, wishing everybody the very best of luck for 2016. I’m one of those people who use the start of another year to take stock of the year gone and make plans for the coming year. Some people don’t like setting goals but not me – I love it. […]

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Charlie Connelly at Lismore Travel Writing Festival

Charlie Connelly at Lismore Travel Writing Festival

| September 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Despite a late night in Foley’s pub, I managed force myself out of bed to attend the Lismore Literary Breakfast. The guest speaker at that year’s festival was travel writer Charlie Connelly. Charlie has a reputation of being an entertaining speaker so I was looking forward to it. I was seated at a table that […]

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Simon Winchester Shines at Lismore

Simon Winchester Shines at Lismore

| August 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

I confess, before I arrived at the Blackwater Community Hall to listen to Simon Winchester, I’d never heard of him. Talking to others before taking my seat, I found wasn’t alone in my ignorance. My expectations for the evening were low. However, two magical hours later, I left the hall a fan. Simon looked every […]

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Paul Theroux at Lismore Travel Writing Festival

Paul Theroux at Lismore Travel Writing Festival

| July 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s not often we have the chance to meet our heroes but I got a chance to meet one of mine at the Lismore Travel Writing Festival last month. Paul Theroux – arguably the father of modern travel writing – was the keynote speaker at a packed Blackwater Community Hall for the renowned travel writing […]

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March Madness

March Madness

| March 4, 2013 | 1 Comment

I’ve been pretty inactive since my new site went live but that’s set to change this month. I’m planning posts about book promotion, travel and The Gathering. I currently have a banner campaign running on two websites advertising both High Road to Tibet and Klondike House. IrishCentral.com – probably the biggest place n the web […]

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