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Thoughtful Tuesdays: Invisible Colours

By Eithne Cullen We’re venturing into the world of invisible colours this week, thinking about the ways the absence of colour can be applied to our thoughts and senses. Thinking about invisible colours led me to think about creativity. Where there is a space to fill, writers and artists find the ...

Thoughtful Tuesdays: Reimagining Our World

By Eithne Cullen Our Extra pages, this week, look at the theme of 'Reimagining Our World' the courage to fire on all cylinders. There are many sites with inspiring quotations about courage and facing the world bravely. I like this one from Mary Anne Radmacher: “Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the ...

Thoughtful Tuesdays: Resilience

By Eithne Cullen Our theme this week is 'Resilience'. It's a really broad topic and one we can look at from many different angles. The pandemic throws two immediate meanings into our minds: firstly, the drive and determination we’ve had to show around observing lockdown rules along with the hardship they have ...

Thoughtful Tuesdays: Food For Thought

By Eithne Cullen 'Food For Thought'… there’s a theme to work with. I'm certain at the time of writing we will have plenty of submissions on this theme. Everyone loves food: talking about it, preparing it, eating it and oh, yes, photographing it! The first time I saw someone photographing her food ...

Thoughtful Tuesdays: Building Bridges

By Eithne Cullen When we discussed the theme of 'Building Bridges' at our weekly meeting, it was obvious it opened up many different ideas for all of us: we thought about relationships, peace and reconciliation. One definition tells us it means to establish a relationship (as to foster understanding and appreciation of ...

Write On! Issue 5: Our Story Page

Welcome to the second of our digital pull out pages, drawn from Write On! 5. Today's page is Our Response to COVID-19 from Lena Smith, Library Project Manager. As we continue to face the repercussions of lockdown, issue 5 remains digital. You can see the full magazine here. Our new season starts on ...