She wouldn’t give me the steam off her (tea?) David Mitchell at the West Cork Literary festival

The first person I went to see at the West Cork Literary festival was David Mitchell, one of my all time favorite writers. Most famous probably for ‘Cloud Atlas’ which was made into a film. He arrived straight from the airport for a very late appearance at 9.45 pm, having agreed last minute to join…

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Long Story Short

I’ve been meaning to post this for all of the current month and it’s now the 28th and I’ve been very busy ….and I don’t know where the time goes…you know yourself! Anyway I just wanted to let you know (boast) that my story ‘Snapshots’ was the story chosen for July in the online literary…

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‘Writing your little fucken stories…. Commercialising your own soul’. Tommy Tiernan and Kevin Barry at Borris House Literary festival

    This time last week (9.30 am Sunday morning 7th June) I was on my way to the Literary festival in Borris house County Carlow. I’d been looking forward to the day for ages since my memory of the previous year was of sunshine and sitting around chatting on benches outside with beautiful landscape…

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