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On Friday 19 September, ten minutes before I was due to head out to set up the Patchwork Quill pop up for Culture Night Lisburn… 239 more words


Pinch me, please!

I don’t think I’ve ever felt such a mixture of emotions in the course of one day. On Friday morning I awoke with a sinking feeling. 714 more words

2014 Irish Blog Awards

Dear Readers

Back in July I was delighted to have “Fiona Dillon Writes” nominated in the 2014 Irish Blog Awards and of course I was even more delighted to be then shortlisted in four categories in August.   335 more words

Fiona Dillon


I’m delighted to announce that, having been nominated for Best Arts and Culture Blog and Best Craft Blog in the 2014 Blog Awards Ireland, The Patchwork Quill has made it through to the  203 more words


Thank you my blogging friends.

Today is a good day! Take a look to your right and you will see my shiny new badge. I have been shortlisted for the Irish Blog awards in the Best Personal Blog category. 635 more words


Good things come in twos

I did say I wouldn’t post again until the novel was finished and I meant it. It’s been a long summer of some discontent, a lot of hard work, and a gradual brightening of the light at the end of the tunnel. 371 more words


Image.ie Blog Awards

I am  happy, excited and delighted to announce that I have just been shortlisted in the Lifestyle Category of the Image.ie 2014 Blog Awards. 197 more words

Fiona Dillon