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A coming of age for the arts

KEN Branagh’s motion picture Belfast, released in the UK on January 21, won Best Screenplay at the Golden Globes and...

A glass of cheer for the grim New Year

IT is a tradition on this island, even in these grim times, to raise a glass of cheer with friends...

This World War with ignorance

HE stood outside the gates at Comber Farmers’ Market with a sign that read, There is no Covid – ask...

BooksRadar Descriptions

Shortly after I discovered that my books were on a new website www.booksradar.com the creator revealed how the idea came...

The road to modernity

WHEN I was a child, in the 1960s, we were lucky to have a small car and were able to...

‘Patience is a cornerstone of success for every author’ by S. Spatz

Imagine you’re a farmer planting seeds in fertile soil. You take tender loving care of your seedlings, constantly weeding, watering,...

The paradox of sporting Ireland

I WAS pleased to see Tyrone win the All-Ireland football trophy in an exciting game at Croke Park. The battle...

How Do You Deal With Writer’s Block?

Someone once told me the answer to writer’s block is: read, read, read and then write, write, write. There is...

Writing your first book is not easy

In fact, starting your book can be a self-imposed nightmare. Finding the words of your story not coming together the...

Now Westlin’ Winds

IRELAND is among the worst nations at dragging its feet over climate change. Stormont is only now arguing about legislation...

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