Hope is the thing with feathers

Hope is the thing with feathers

Week #10 Artist in Residence I don’t know why but I feel slightly frustrated and emotional at the same time that this is to be the end of this phase of my research and development at the Courthouse Arts Centre. My impatience is driving me towards booking a dance...
Barefoot

Barefoot

Week #7 & 8 Artist in Residence I always find a good tune helps me to write and inspires my thought process. Today it is ‘The Hours‘ by Philip Glass.I feel like I am reaching a new turn in the road on my journey. I really feel like I have grown...
Hush, can you hear it?

Hush, can you hear it?

Week #6 Artist in Residence As I sit here in the green room in almost stillness except for my fingers tapping the keyboard I am soothed by the transcendental sounds of Orbital  and reminded of journeys, one of the themes I set out to explore in week #1. I myself have...
” I am no bird and no net ensnares me…..”

” I am no bird and no net ensnares me…..”

Week #4 & #5 Artist in Residence  I have found myself unable to sit and write my blog over the past few weeks. My mind is so immersed in thoughts and ideas raised by my research and development that I haven’t been able to grasp them and find the clarity or...
The Caged bird sings of freedom

The Caged bird sings of freedom

Week #3 Artist in Residence Start the day with a song in your heart. I started my day as Artist in residence this week in the company of the Tinahelys’ Women Choir. It was a lovely morning, led by choral leader Ann Keary. Our initial warm up consisted of some...
Have you 5 mins for a chat?  No,not really.

Have you 5 mins for a chat? No,not really.

Week #2 Artist in Residence It was my second week of my Artist in Residence at the Courthouse Arts Centre in Tinahely and as part of my research and development I wanted to continue my engagement with the community. My aim this week was to initiate conversations about...