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Deep lilting Irish tones, spoken word or written works. Black-as-the-bogs humour, I'll regale you with tales 'til your sides ache, or I can show you ways to write from deep in your love filled places. I've won writing awards, publishing awards.
I've been written about in newspapers, reviewed most favourably at every step and raved about by my students. I love to teach all the ways I gleaned from all the fine teachers I had. How to decorate pages with soul-word-stories. I challenge you to think or feel just a wee bit more. I'm a bit of something fabulous, the reviewers say. Inspirational and engaging, my students say. A breath of new air and a voice for radio.
Adult learners; Carers; English as an additional language (EAL); Intergenerational learning; Outdoor learning; Adults with additional support needs; People experiencing mental health problems; People living with dementia; Prisoners & young offenders; Reluctant readers; Vulnerable young people (under 18); Vulnerable adults; Vulnerable older people; Young people in the community (e.g. Youth clubs, Guides, Scouts); Young people with additional support needs (under 18) (ASN/SEN)
Topics of work
Activism & protest; Adolescence; Adventure; Ageing; Animals; Childhood; Class & society; Coasts, seas & oceans; Contemporary fiction; Discrimination & prejudice; Editing & editing your own work; Environment & climate; Event production; Fairy tales, folklore & mythology; Gender equality; Health including mental health & wellbeing; Human rights; Island communities; LGBTQIA+ characters; Loneliness & isolation; Nature; Poverty; Publishing & getting published; Rural communities; Self-publishing & independent publishing; Violence & abuse