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"Adventure is just bad planning." (Roald Amundsen, leader of the first expedition to reach the South Pole)

Happy New Year! My 2018 is rubbish so far but I’m hopeful of improvement – I’ve caught the horrible virus everyone is down with at the moment. 1,321 more words

Books

Foster by Claire Keegan

It is a hot summer in Rural Ireland. A small girl is taken by her father and sent to live with strangers on a farm in Wexford. 123 more words

An evening with Claire Keegan, author of 'Foster'

Last night, I attended a reading and Q&A with Irish author Claire Keegan. This event was part of the Well Festival of Arts and Wellbeing, which is in its fifth year here in Waterford city and county. 498 more words

Writing

Working With Your Heroes

It’s been an amazing year so far. I’ve appeared on panels with two of my heroes – George Saunders on BBC Radio 3 and Anne Enright at… 326 more words

Blog

Appearing at Singapore Writers Festival

The Straight Times announces I’ll be attending the Singapore Writers Festival in November alongside Claire Keegan, Colin Barrett & 6 other Irish writers. Can’t wait! 85 more words

Blog

The Great Comedy Snafu @ The Peer Hat, NQ

Well, it’s been a few drinks between gigs but we find ourselves back on the comedy trail. This time hiding away from the sunshine in one of the Northern Quarter’s newest entertainment venues – … 883 more words

Live

Foster by Claire Keegan

Foster is a very simple story, told in simple wiring, but the feelings it evokes in one are anything but. I read the story two times in a row to comprehend the meaning, and I could get something new out of a third time read. 146 more words

Reading