November 24, 2017

"In AD 17, Publius Ovidius Naso, the Roman poet Ovid, died in exile in the Black Sea port of Tomis (now Constanta in Romania.) He had offended the emperor, Augustus, for verses that may have touched on scandals in the imperial court, from which he was dismissed in AD 8...

November 12, 2017

Late September in

 Scarborough I saw my first ever performance "in the round" Alan Ayckbourn's latest play: A Brief History of Women in his own direction in the Stephen Joseph Theatre. Since then I read Mr Whatnot - the original typed out ms, one of his first plays writ...

October 9, 2017

with a screening of the documentary film “The Bloom Mystery” exploring Bloom’s

Hungarian origins, followed by an “interview” in the form of a short play with the title

“Dear Mr Joyce” by Csilla Toldy and performed by the international cast of the Irish-

Hungarian Theatre...

August 30, 2017

Early this year I was selected for the XBorders Project of the Irish Writers' Centre in Dublin. 18 writers from the North and South of Ireland were selected, based on our expressions of interest.

I had an inkling when I started off that I would write memoir. Straight af...

June 21, 2017

 with Kata Varnyu, founder of Hungarian-Irish Theatre Dublin, planting the seeds for our co-operation 

for Bloomsday 2017

May 18, 2017

This is the first year I became aware of this festival, although it has been in existence for the past six years. The organisers, having been a voluntary organisation for all those years, have just achieved charity status, which might help them to become more active in...

April 23, 2017

This little publication arrived in the post lately, inside a poem of mine: Legend. 

Dawntreader is one of the magazines published by Indio Dreams Publishing; Savitri, Reach Poetry being the other two. It's edited by Dawn Bauling, a lady I feel I know, although we'v...

April 19, 2017

Some time last year, I was approached by surrealist poet Kevin Bateman to take part in one of his open-air readings. I was intrigued. He was planning a gig at Merlin Forest and looking at his events on youtube, they all took place in locations which had either some mys...

April 19, 2017

This happened on 11th March at the Irish Writers Centre in Dublin. 80 woman writers came together from the north and south of Ireland. First a readathon, reading for five minutes each, all day.

Then we went out to the Garden of Remembrance and performed a mass-read...

March 3, 2017

 I will take part in a few reading events in Ireland North and South to celebrate women, writing, woman writers. Wednesday 8th March 1.30 pm - Banbridge Library

Saturday 11th March all day at the Irish Writers Centre Dublin.

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