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Harry Potter – Visit Diagon Alley

Harry Potter – Visit Diagon Alley

I admit to being a big fan of the Harry Potter books and films. J.K. Rowling created an intriguing world of magic and wizardry and the response to the series of books is what can only be described as a writer’s dream. The magic has now spread to Google Street View where fans of Harry … Continued

Ireland Again by Jessica Baron Hughes

Ireland Again by Jessica Baron Hughes

Ireland Again painting – From mind to canvas This beautiful painting “Ireland Again” by the talented Cork painter Jessica Baron Hughes always manages to engulf me. It was specially commissioned for the cover of my most recent poetry book by the same name but deserves to be enjoyed for its own merits – it is … Continued

Ripper Street – Inspiring Steampunk Chapters

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I recently did some filming on the set of the TV series Ripper Street and wanted to share some of the photos and how it benefited my writing. The great thing about getting into character like this is it provides great inspiration when you are working on something like a Steampunk book. The days on … Continued

Computer building – she boots up in Irish

Computer building – she boots up in Irish

Something strange this way comes… and can be the very cue you need to try something new. I’ve recently taken to using the Irish language on my computers. For some bizarre reason, the computer that I built which I call “The Morrígan” started up in Irish the first time I booted her up, but that’s … Continued