How Fiction can be a Sign Post.

Enid. One of my favourite childhood writers was Enid Blyton. As a 'sixties' child, growing up in a small town in Southern Ireland, reading her books kept me sane. They were the only books that felt real to me and which allowed me to block out the emotional undercurrents of my everyday life. When I… Continue reading How Fiction can be a Sign Post.

Overcoming Fears.

I have notebooks filled with stories, chapters of different books, and prose poetry. Nearly twenty years’ worth, in fact. When I received my first fiction chapters concerning the spiritual development of two young men at the beginning of the British Bronze age, I was happily transcribing them when we moved back to Ireland to do… Continue reading Overcoming Fears.