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Find Your Inner Writer, Findhorn

Following on from the success of the WEA W@W sponsored workshops, I am delighted to offer a series of creative writing workshops in Findhorn. You can dip in and out, there’s no need to sign up to every class. You … Continue reading

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Orla Broderick

Self promotion is tough when you’re honest. I’d like to be clever and well educated, but I was just a single mum on benefits, cleaning toilets when Maggie, Kate and Peter set about changing my life… Continue reading

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Shameless self promotion and the writerly world

It’s a hard, sore, difficult-to-fathom fact that we just have to accept. It’s a grow up and get over yourself moment. It’s a sair thing. It’d bring tears to the driest hardest eye and the know it all dyed in … Continue reading

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Not Another One

Not Another One Look away, turn away. Close the screen, throw away the newspaper. Another group of women share a history of oppression and shame. It’s banal, it’s commonplace, it’s sigh-worthy. It’s ‘oh no, here we go again.’ Dismiss me … Continue reading

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Moving

With my inner vision, I see/feel/have become a wet sheet hung out to dry, billowing in the wind, struggling to be free of the pegs which hold it to the line. In recent weeks, many of the pegs which… Source: … Continue reading

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The baby seal and the fairy, by Orla Broderick

This is for Fay, and all the other tiny ones who have to go to school or kindergarten Summer is nearly over. It has been long and busy. The beach is always full with holiday makers. They walk up and … Continue reading

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