Sometimes

Sometimes there is no guarantee that you can make a life’s work out of doing what you love. Sometimes in spite of good intentions the time you need to keep the momentum going that is needed for being a serious novelist just won’t be there. Sometimes the money or programme or encouragement to be able […]

Speaking out about Stigma – My Article in This Life in the Irish Daily Mail

I have just had a wonderful time at the Author at My Table event, more about which later. But there’s one thing I need to mention really quickly. I wrote an article that got published this weekend in the Daily Mail. The article isn’t important because I wrote it. It’s important because it talks about […]

#TimeToTalk Green Ribbon Day – Talk About Mental Health

I have been following the @GreenRibbonIRL account on Twitter and reading about the conversations being started about mental health. Wearing the Green Ribbon, or blogging about the event,  indicates a willingness to start and continue this ongoing conversation. I’m nearly finished my part of a novel that concerns itself greatly with mental health (WWI combat […]