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Gardens and Grandparents
Posted by Chris Mills in The Members' Blog.

In my last post, I was talking about nostalgia and one of the things that I tend to be nostalgic about is gardens (and the flowers therein). The garden might ...continue reading

‘I smell like toast with melted butter’
Posted by MoyaHodgers in The Members' Blog.

Apparently when I come out of the shower I smell like ‘melted butter on toast’. This is according to my 9-year-old son, and I’m not quite sure how to take ...continue reading

School & ‘The Olden Days’
Posted by MoyaHodgers in The Members' Blog.

‘Mam, did you go to school in the ‘olden days’? asked my son last year. While lifting my jaw of the floor and re-establishing my heart rhythm I asked him ...continue reading

Professional CV Preparation in Ireland
Posted by Seanie Clifford in The Members' Blog.

As a CV Writer(Yes, CV’s have to be written), the following questions are the most important questions one needs to evaluate when creating their CV. Professional CV Writing Services Cork. ...continue reading

10 Ways to Look Busy and Avoid Being Fired
Posted by Conor Kenny in The Members' Blog.

1. Rush Everywhere Run up the stairs. Fly by Amanda at Reception with a quick cheery “How are you?” but be sure not to wait for her answer. When someone senior appears, break ...continue reading

Book Launch Baby
Posted by MoyaHodgers in The Members' Blog.

As a new and aspiring writer it can be tough. Never thinking your work is good enough, never knowing where to turn next in order to get a foot on ...continue reading

Summer Nostalgia: does it make a good story?
Posted by Chris Mills in The Members' Blog.

I recently experienced a burst of nostalgia for various past episodes of my childhood. It’s tricky to deal with this often pernicious emotion. Ideally as a writer, you attempt to ...continue reading

“You Look Like a Thirsty Man”
Posted by Conor Kenny in The Members' Blog.

A few short years back, I had the rare honour of running a Half Marathon on Inish Mor, the Aran Islands. Stepping back into an Ireland of the 1950’s, it ...continue reading

The SpaSpa Book Awards 2013 Winner (Fantasy)
Posted by Nav in The Members' Blog.

WOW!!!! The SpaSpa Book Awards 2013 are finally out! To my utter surprise I actually won the award for the Fantasy section with Maerlin’s Storm. Well done to all the ...continue reading

Launch of Patricia Burke Brogan’s Memoir with Grykes & Turloughs
Posted by Wordsonthestreet in The Members' Blog.

Sabina Higgins is the guest speaker at the launch of Patricia Burke Brogan’s Memoir with Grykes & Turloughs on Tuesday July 1st at 6pm in the Galway Education Centre. Patricia ...continue reading