Shelfie Time

I know it’s probably stupid but I get such a kick out of seeing my books on the shelves. This photo is my books in Bantry Bookshop. As I was taking the photograph, two women were looking at the book and talking about the area of Jewtown. I couldn’t resist introducing myself and they told […]

How lovely are Hay?

I have limited experience so far from reading at literary festivals so I’m not sure if this is the norm but I got a lovely email from the Hay Festival organisers to thank me for reading at their festival. It wasn’t a template, group or generic email, it was a real email to me with a […]

The Level Crossing

I’ve been looking through Pat Boran’s first issue of The Level Crossing, which I bought a couple of weeks ago. I’m about a quarter way through it and finding it very interesting. I was amazed to see that over 900 people had submitted a poem to the first issue of the magazine (including myself). It’s surely […]