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Thoughtful Tuesdays: Spring Gardening

By Eithne Cullen Welcome to Thoughtful Tuesday’s April page. Spring has been creeping up on us, filling us with hope and a sense of fun, leading to a bright summer. The theme for the current magazine is growth, which makes us think of transformation. So it’s a great coincidence that April ...

Write On! Interview: As A Writer… L.M. Towton

Write On! interviews not one but two writers this week. L.M. Towton is the pseudonym of Science Fiction/Fantasy (SFF) writing partnership Lauren Towers and Michelle Sutton. Pen to Print Book Challenge Shortlisters 2015 and Penguin Random House (PRH) WriteNow Participants 2018, they are currently getting their first novel ready for ...

Monday Moments: Reworking Christmas 2020

Introduced by Holly King “Have a holly jolly Christmas, it's the best time of the year...” I sing to myself as I put up the Christmas decorations on a respectable date (I held out until 30th November). I put them up alone last year as well, as I live alone, so ...

Thoughtful Tuesdays: Hope

By Eithne Cullen My mother was always using sayings and proverbs and many of them often pop into my mind. With our theme of 'Hope' coming into the magazine, I remembered her saying: “Hope springs eternal in the human breast.” Interestingly enough, it’s a line that comes up in our piece ...

Monday Moments: Invisible Colours

Introduced by Holly King Did you know that the human eye can see approximately one million colours? Colour is such a basic element of our lives; it dictates when we should ‘go’ or ‘stop’, whether someone has poured too much milk in your tea and there are even colour personality tests ...

Friday Feature: Women’s Football

by Michelle Sutton I’ve never been one for stereotypes, perhaps it’s because (as far as I know) I’m not one. Don’t get me wrong; people have tried to put me into pigeon holes and label me many times but there’s always the contradiction. I’ve been called a tomboy, the shy bookish ...

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 ...

Monday Moments: Food For Thought

Introduced by Holly King Food, glorious food. The first thing that comes to mind from our theme ‘Food For Thought’ is my dad. The poster boy for chewing properly and eating slowly, he is always the last to finish his dinner. But he also seems to enjoy it the most, taking ...

Monday Memoirs: Unplugged

Introduced by Holly King I think a lot about technology. How dependent we all are on it, how the list of technological appliances you rely on gets longer the more you think about it. I rely on a digital alarm to wake me up, an app on my phone to beep ...

Monday Memoirs: Senses Of Nature

Introduced by Holly King If there’s nothing else to be thankful for (aside from good health), it’s been great weather these past few weeks. With lockdown allowing many of us to go on more frequent walks and take in more of our surroundings, I’ve picked up on a lot more of ...