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The Irish have landed

Or more specifically, the fruits of their artisanal labors have landed. Irish textiles and crafts are currently taking over Manhattan’s most fashionable locations. It’s about time, really. We’ve been hiding our talents away in rural, windswept corners for much too

The Irish have landed

Or more specifically, the fruits of their artisanal labors have landed. Irish textiles and crafts are currently taking over Manhattan’s most fashionable locations. It’s about time, really. We’ve been hiding our talents away in rural, windswept corners for much too

Amazon offers my book to coincide with fashion calendar

September is Fashion Month. The fashion caravan starts in New York, moves to London, then Milan and finally Paris where it is now. And Amazon UK in its mighty wisdom has put my first novel, Silk for the Feed Dogs,

Amazon offers my book to coincide with fashion calendar

September is Fashion Month. The fashion caravan starts in New York, moves to London, then Milan and finally Paris where it is now. And Amazon UK in its mighty wisdom has put my first novel, Silk for the Feed Dogs,

When I was interviewed by German magazine, Monda, on feminism and fashion…

Women’s empowerment and how it relates to fashion is a topic close to my heart and this interview came about because Jana the Monda editor saw the German translation of an article I wrote last year for FashionUnited, entitled “Time

When I was interviewed by German magazine, Monda, on feminism and fashion…

Women’s empowerment and how it relates to fashion is a topic close to my heart and this interview came about because Jana the Monda editor saw the German translation of an article I wrote last year for FashionUnited, entitled “Time

Roll on 2016!

Bring it! Happy new year!   Wall art from Cathedral Quarter, Belfast

Roll on 2016!

Bring it! Happy new year!   Wall art from Cathedral Quarter, Belfast

Sprung!

That Friday feeling of being sprung; the freedom. And the forecast for this weekend is that nothing will fall from the sky…but roses. Or did I daydream that while gazing out the window at work this afternoon…? If only we

Sprung!

That Friday feeling of being sprung; the freedom. And the forecast for this weekend is that nothing will fall from the sky…but roses. Or did I daydream that while gazing out the window at work this afternoon…? If only we

Come on, baby, light my fire

Originally posted on Betimes Books:
“Come with me, little girl,” said Fausto, leading me back inside. “I’ll light your candy cigarette for you.” The easiness of us surprised me. I had thought a relationship with an Italian man would be…

Come on, baby, light my fire

Originally posted on Betimes Books:
“Come with me, little girl,” said Fausto, leading me back inside. “I’ll light your candy cigarette for you.” The easiness of us surprised me. I had thought a relationship with an Italian man would be…

My Favourite Book

There is a passage from classic literature so vividly macabre yet fantastically romantic that it seared itself into my girlhood brain. Nothing Hollywood’s big budget pyrotechnics or CGI wizardry has ever produced has come close to replicating it: the image

My Favourite Book

There is a passage from classic literature so vividly macabre yet fantastically romantic that it seared itself into my girlhood brain. Nothing Hollywood’s big budget pyrotechnics or CGI wizardry has ever produced has come close to replicating it: the image